For Beauvoir, man can only give this or his nature save to himself.
This is subjective for Beauvoir and comes from human interaction.
This is a paradoxical tension between the internal drive to supplant one's being and the restraints of the world.
The state of man when his freedom is restricted and his development stunted by the deliberate manipulation of others.
The state of men who adopt external absolutes and attempt to impose them on others. This must always be resisted in the name of freedom.
The opposite of seriousness. This man locates value within himself.
Categorical, unbreakable sources of value. Men can choose them, be it God, money or self and freedom.
This is opposed to the abstract and universal. Beauvoir sees reality as this and particular in experience.
The natural state of man who has...
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