Assignment: In about 1,000 total words (plus or minus 150), answer both of the f

Assignment: In about 1,000 total words (plus or minus 150), answer both of the following
prompts and all of their sub-parts. If you want, you may copy and paste the assignment on a new document and individually answer each question. Use1. What does Jean-Paul Sartre mean by the slogan, “existence precedes essence”?
a. Explain what he means by “existence” and “essence,” and what it means for one of these
to precede the other. b. What would it be like if essence preceded existence in humans? c. Why does Sartre think that existence precedes essence in humans, rather than essence
preceding existence? d. What consequences might Sartre’s view have for a person who is trying to decide how to
live? 2. Explain what “transcendence” and “facticity” mean for Simone de Beauvoir. a. What does Beauvoir mean when she says, “I never create anything for the other except
points of departure”? b. Why does Beauvoir think we must distinguish between freedom and power? c. Finally, why does Beauvoir think that I should care about empowering others?
Requirements: 1000 words

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