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Bad faith and authenticity

Black, Calila Maree


In Sartre's chapter on bad faith in Being and Nothingness the coquette woman is familiar to us all, symbolizing our intermittent need to abdicate the role of moral agent, to become passive, to cease to choose. The uneasy woman is meeting with her would-be lover, assessing his approach. She fears the implications of his flattery not because she does not wish to be flattered, but because she is afraid of being the kind of woman who allows herself to be so charmed. To admit reciprocal desire for...[Show more]

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Date published: 1973
Type: Thesis (Masters)
DOI: 10.25911/5d74e7d241809


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