Rougemont, Denis de

Rougemont, Denis de

(dənē` də ro͞ozhmôN`), 1906–85, French philosopher and critic, b. Switzerland. He moved to Paris in 1936 and published numerous articles on existentialismexistentialism
, any of several philosophic systems, all centered on the individual and his relationship to the universe or to God. Important existentialists of varying and conflicting thought are Søren Kierkegaard, Karl Jaspers, Martin Heidegger, Gabriel Marcel, and Jean-Paul
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, some of which are collected in Les Personnes du drame (1945; tr. Dramatic Personages, 1964). From 1940 to 1947, Rougemont lectured in the United States, where he wrote La Part du diable [The devil's portion] (1944), about the European crisis of conscience. He also wrote the psychological-historical study L'Amour et l'occident (1939; tr. Love in the Western World, 1956).
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