Sartre and the european racist humanism: a Sartrian reading of Frantz Fanon

Centered on Sartre's book "Colonialismo e Neocolonialismo - Situações V" and on the foreword written by philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre for Frantz Fanon's book, Les Dammés de la Terre, the present article intends to explore some Sartrian considerations on both Fanon and the French colonialism in Algeria, building upon the complexity of social relationships in colonized countries. As representatives of anticolonial thought and critics of the alienation generated by colonialism, Sartre and Fanon elaborated radical criticism on the strategies of violence, subordination and dehumanization that affected the colonized African, urged by the social reconstruction using violence, looking for a new man in his true humanity.

Neocolonialism; Imperialism; Algeria; Violence


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