The Human Condition Created By Baron D ' Holbach And Jean Paul Sartre

1500 Words Sep 22nd, 2015 6 Pages
In this paper, I will examine both theories of the human condition created by Baron D’Holbach and Jean-Paul Sartre, as presented in this course’s provided readings, and the benefits and assortment of the problems that result from each of the reasoning of each of their theories. I will claim that Jean-Paul Sartre’s ideologies propose a more accurate account of the human condition and discuss why I feel so. I am also going to discuss the weaknesses in both of their views of human nature and the questions that they foster. My conclusion is that Sartre’s theory that humans are free beings is more convincing than D’Holbach’s theory that humans are condemned to their own self-preservation. The account of Sartre’s views of the human condition begins with an understanding of the fundamentals of existentialism. As an existentialist, Sartre’s theory of human nature has three main features: a special interest in individual human beings and the uniqueness of individual life, viewing the meaning of life from a more subjective point of view, and the believe that every single human being has the freedom to choose their own meanings and values in this world. Sartre’s views attempt to persuade humankind to act on and exercise their own freedoms as much as possible. In this paper, I will try and show the advantages and logical aspects of Jean-Paul Sartre theory of human nature then analyze its weaknesses and discuss the opposite theory proposed by Baron D’Holbach. Sartre’s theory of…

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