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Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions
(French title: Esquisse d'une théorie des émotions
) is a book by Jean-Paul Sartre
Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was a French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy, particularly Marxism, and was one of the key figures in literary...
published in 1939. In it, Sartre analyses prior ideas, including psychoanalytic theories before presenting his own phenomenological analysis.
- The Emotions: Outline of a Theory, Bernard Frechtman, tr. The Philosophical Library, 1948
- Summary on The Internet Encyclopedia on Philosophy.
- Excerpt on Sartre.org.