Zrihen, Yorel (1998) Beyond bad faith : vindicating the quest for being. Masters thesis, Concordia University.
By equating the "quest for Being" with "bad faith" Sartre has over-simplified and misrepresented human reality. In this thesis I examine Sartre's description of "the human condition," as well as his concepts of "bad faith", "good faith", "authenticity", and "the ego"--for evidence of the consistent devalorization of human reality's "natural quest for being." I will argue that the desire to self-coincide must be distinguished from the attempt to evade freedom. The quest for Being must be vindicated in order to restore a vital and valid dimension which is flagrantly excluded in Sartre's depiction of human reality.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Philosophy|
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Pagination:||v, 121 leaves ; 29 cm.|
|Degree Name:||Theses (M.A.)|
|Thesis Supervisor(s):||McGraw, J.|
|Deposited By:||Concordia University Libraries|
|Deposited On:||27 Aug 2009 13:12|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2010 10:14|
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