Thomas R. Flynn (NHC Fellow, 1991–92)

Project Title

Sartre, Foucault and Reason in History: A Study in Comparative Rationalities

Emory University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1991–92

Thomas R. Flynn completed seven chapters of the first volume and one chapter of the second volume of his project at the Center, Sartre, Foucault and Reason in History: A Study in Comparative Rationalities. He wrote a number of entries, including a long essay on Sartre, for the Dictionary of Existentialism, and the Encyclopedia of Time, a review piece—"Sartre, The Last Ten Years"—for Research in Phenomenology, and several essays to be included in forthcoming collections: "Foucault's Mapping of History" for a volume in the Cambridge University Press series, "Companion to the Philosophers"; "The Possibility/Impossibility of a Foucaldian Ethics"; and "Benign Nihilism: Violence and Power."