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    Pricking Us Into Revolt? Vonnegut, DeLillo and Sartre's Hope for Literature.Damon Boria - 2013 - Sartre Studies International 19 (2):45-60.
    As seen in his enthusiastic praise of John Dos Passos's 1919 , Sartre evaluated literary works by how effectively they aim to play a role in fundamental social change. This essay has two goals. One is to show that Sartre's endorsement of committed literature is not undercut if literature fails to play a role in fundamental social change and the other is to show at least some of the ways in which committed literature is successful. Both goals are pursued through (...)
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    Interdependent Freedom: Sartrean Collectivism as (Good) Bad News for an Iconic American Myth.Damon Boria - 2014 - Sartre Studies International 20 (2):32-42.
    This article attempts a full appreciation of interdependence in Sartre's thinking about practical freedom. The result is an account that opens Sartre's thinking on practical freedom to more than just the empowerment of individuals and groups. Ultimately, this means privileging, perhaps paradoxically, a vision of practical freedom that is greater by being more limited. The trajectory for this attempt is Sartre's 1971 diagnosis of America as “full of myths,” which provokes a critical examination of a vision of freedom in independence. (...)
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    Proposing a Health Humanities Minor: Some Lessons.Virginia Bucurel Engholm & Damon Boria - 2017 - Journal of Medical Humanities 38 (4):409-417.
    For those interested in developing baccalaureate programs in health humanities, this essay draws on our experience of developing a minor in health humanities to share insights on what to expect, strategies that work well, and how to deal with obstacles. These insights range from how to explain the concept of health humanities to stakeholders to how to decide where to house a health humanities program. We share our insights in a way that promises to translate well to different institutional contexts. (...)
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