Theory

Looking for the magic: Sartre on affect

Looking for the magic: Sartre on affect

Sartre was rightly fascinated by the power of emotions in human life – as portrayed in his play No Exit. He even wrote a short book on the topic Sketch for a theory of the emotions (originally published in French in 1939), which provides a reasonably clear account of his existential take on affect and its place in human behaviour…. Read more →