Philosophy | In an age of Hollow Men and existential angst, re-read Sartre
Sartre (left) and Jean-Luc Godard, one of the leaders of French "nouvelle vague" cinema movement, address journalists in February 1971, in Paris. Photo: AFP
Sartre (left) and Jean-Luc Godard, one of the leaders of French "nouvelle vague" cinema movement, address journalists in February 1971, in Paris. Photo: AFP

In an age of Hollow Men and existential angst, re-read Sartre

Skeptical of reason and pessimistic about humans' ability to be other than stupid and cruel, his capacity to think "against himself" and his moral intelligence still illuminate our times

December 23, 2017 10:27 AM (UTC+8)