#009 Soulmates, Sartre, and Beauvoir with Skye Cleary
In this episode we explore how the Existentialists view the concepts of soul mates and marriage. Our guest, philosopher and author of Existentialism and Love, Dr. Skye Cleary shares her insights about Sartre, de Beauvoir, and whether or not we should really promise, "till death do us part." #TheHappierHour
Existentialism: Existence proceeds essence.
The Myth of Other Half (video)
Are You Romantic or Classical? (video) via The School of Life
Marry or don't marry, you will regret both. - Kierkegaard
By Jean Paul Sartre:
By Simone de Beauvoir:
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ABOUT SKYE CLEARY
Skye C. Cleary is an Australian philosopher in NYC. She’s the author of Existentialism and Romantic Love, and teaches at Columbia, Barnard, and City College of New York. Her work has been published with Aeon, Ted-Ed, The Paris Review, and others. She co-hosts a Philosophy Café with Massimo Pigliucci and is the Leading Editor of the Blog of the American Philosophical Association. She has a black belt in taekwondo, loves cocktails, cares about marine conservation, and often wonders what it’d be like to be a mermaid. Learn more about Skye at skyecleary.com and@Skye_Cleary.