Sartre and the Imagination: Top Shelf Magazines

  title={Sartre and the Imagination: Top Shelf Magazines},
  author={John Graham Wilson},
  journal={Sexuality \& Culture},
This article looks at Sartre’s varied description of the imagination applied to some ethically awkward aspects of non-thetic awareness, focussing on specific ‘photographic analogues’—the nudes displayed on Top Shelf magazine racks. Throughout this imaginative process, his phenomenological aspect of nothingness continuously enhances perception and imagination. An expanded account on the roles of affect, belief and knowledge essential to all that is missing is explored—as something that provides… Expand
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