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Essence

For Beauvoir, man can only give this or his nature save to himself.

Value

This is subjective for Beauvoir and comes from human interaction.

Human Existence

This is a paradoxical tension between the internal drive to supplant one's being and the restraints of the world.

Oppression

The state of man when his freedom is restricted and his development stunted by the deliberate manipulation of others.

Seriousness

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.

Spontaneity

The opposite of seriousness. This man locates value within himself.

Absolutes

Categorical, unbreakable sources of value. Men can choose them, be it God, money or self and freedom.

The Concrete

This is opposed to the abstract and universal. Beauvoir sees reality as this and particular in experience.

Ambiguity

The natural state of man who has...

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