From Ontology to History. Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Timeline. 1943 – Publication of Being and Nothingness. 1945 – Liberation. Publication of Phenomenology of Perception. Les Temps Modernes founded. 1947 – Publication of Humanism and Terror.
Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Sartrean/Rationalist definition: An individual’s class is the result of an absolutely free choice which iscapable of transcending his situation.
Merleau-Ponty’s third way: becoming aware of oneself as belonging to a certain class is to understand the style of one’s ‘being-in-the-world’Class consciousness