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All Men Are Mortal


"All Men Are Mortal" is a 1946 novel by Simone de Beauvoir. It tells the story of Raimon Fosca, a man cursed to live forever. The first American edition of this work was published by The World Publishing Company. Cleveland and New York, 1955. It was adapted into a 1995 film.

  • also known as Todos Los Hombres Son Mortales, Tous les hommes sont mortels, Alle Menschen sind sterblich
  • language: French
  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • dedicated by Simone de Beauvoir to Jean-Paul Sartre
  • copyright: 1946
  • released in (70 years ago)


"All Men Are Mortal" is a film based on the novel All Men are Mortal by Simone de Beauvoir. It was directed by Ate de Jong and released in 1995.

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Google previewConcerning Structured Discourse (2016)

by D. L. Bradley

Thus, All men are mortal is a universal and affirmative 10 proposition (mortality is affirmatively predicated of all men without exception), Some men are mortal is a particular (and affirmative) proposition (mortality is affirmatively predicated of at ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World Novel (2015)

by Michael David Sollars, Arbolina Llamas Jennings

Also known as: Tous les hommes sont mortels 1946 Work Author: Simone de Beauvoir Published just following World War II, All Men Are Mortal by Simone de Beauvoir (1908–86) speaks vehemently and passionately against vanity, the desire ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

If we combine the two divisions, we obtain four kinds of propositions—Affirmative Universal (“All men are mortal'), Affirmative Particular (“Some men live 80 years'), Negative Universal (“No men are omnipotent'), Negative Particular (“Some ...

Google previewThe Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia (2009)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

A sentence like All men are mortal was seen as a simple proposition about men, which was, however, conceptually complex, the complexity having to do with our inability to conceive, in using it, of all the men there are, ever have been ...

Google previewThe Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy (2008)

by Nicholas Bunnin, Jiyuan Yu

For instance, “all men are mortal,” which can be read “for all x, if x is a man then x is mortal.” Such a statement is made through induction and other logical procedures. A generalization is lawlike if it supports a counterfactual conditional. We say ...

Google previewThe Linguistics Encyclopedia (2002)

by Kirsten Malmkjær

as: All men are mortal. Socrates is a man, so Socrates is mortal. All Frenchmen are Europeans. De Gaulle was a Frenchman, so de Gaulle was European. A third example clarifies the notion of validity: All men are immortal. Socrates is a man ...

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