Re: Men making men, eh, who needs women...

Just to clear up one thing: Sartre certainly DID claim that "man makes
himself"; indeed he claimed it incessantly. In fact, even in Search for a
Method, a late (post-existentialist) work, Sartre attributes the view that
human beings make themselves to "the ideology of existence," which was his
name (at that time) for his former view (which he often explicates via
Kierkegaard commentary).

In case, for some reason, anyone wishes to read an example, here is one:

"Man is nothing else but that which he makes of himself. That is the first
prinicple of existentialism." (Sartre, "Existentialism is a Humanism")


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