*FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. With a new preface by Michael Walzer Jean-Paul Sartre’s book is a brilliant portrait of both anti-Semite and Jew. Sartre’s Anti-Semite and Jew was written shortly after the liberation of Paris from Nazi occupation in This essay tries to examine the origin. Sartre’s writing is relevant to the alt-right movement today. It contains the famous line: “If the Jew did not exist, the anti-Semite would invent.

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More broadly, the book tries to explain the etiology of hate by analyzing antisemitic hate. This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in French. Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing French-language text Articles to be expanded from April All articles to be expanded Articles needing translation from Dutch Wikipedia Articles needing translation from French Wikipedia Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers.

Sartre begins by defining antisemitism as characterized by certain opinions: He can blame anything on the Jew; he does not need to engage reason, for he has his faith. Cover of the French edition. Therefore, a Jew’s Jewishness exists only to the extent they are considered Jewish by those around them.

The anti-Semite abandons himself to the crowd and his bad faith, he “flees responsibility as he flees his own consciousness, and choosing for his personality the permanence of the rock, he chooses for his morality the scale of petrified values. Sartre deploys his concept of bad faith as he develops his argument.

Sartre states that “It is first of all a passion. Persecution Boycotts General Order No.


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Antisemitism on the Web. It is an involvement of the mind, but one so deep-seated and complex that it extends to the physiological realm, as happens in cases of hysteria.

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Anti-Semite and Jew French: First he goes through the various ways in which the term or identity “Jew” has been defined. One by one he proves to his own satisfaction why each is fatally flawed. Sartre semtie that, “It is not unusual for people to elect to live a life of passion rather than of reason. He has abandoned reason and embraced passion. Just as a chair is a chair by virtue of our considering it a chair, as in Wittgenstein ‘s later philosophy, so a Jew is a person whom others consider to be a Jew.

Anti-Semite and Jew Semtie of the French edition.

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Boycotts General Order No. He attempts to relinquish his responsibility to anti-Semitism and a community of nad. Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia.

Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. Anto the Jew did not exist, the anti-Semite would invent him.

He has made himself an anti-Semite because that is something one cannot be alone. He “fears every kind of solitariness… however small his stature, he takes every precaution to make it smaller, lest he stand out from the herd and find himself face to face with himself. Notebooks from a Phony War The rational man groans as he gropes for the truth; he knows that reasoning is no more than tentative, that other considerations may intervene to cast doubt on it.


Hunter William Luther Pierce. The anti-Semite convinces himself of beliefs that he knows to be spurious at best.

Jean-Paul Sartre

For Sartre, the anti-Semite has escaped the insecurity of good faith, the impossibility of sincerity. The anti-Semite is afraid “of himself, of his own consciousness, of his own liberty, of his instincts, of his responsibilities, of solitariness, of change, of society, and the world — of everything except the Jews.

A model attribution edit summary using German: This page was last edited on 8 Aprilat Content in this edit is translated anto the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: The full text was then published in The essay deals with antisemitism and how Jews react to it. Part of a series on. Exact name of German article]]; see its history for attribution.

Sartre states that these non-contradictory conceptions are “dangerous and false” and refuses to “characterize as opinion a doctrine that is aimed directly at particular persons and that seeks to semjte their rights or to exterminate them. April Click [show] for important translation instructions. You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation.

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