Albert Camus: From the Absurd to Revolt

Albert Camus: From the Absurd to Revolt

John Foley


Adopting an interdisciplinary procedure that encompasses philosophy, literature, politics, and background, John Foley examines the whole breadth of Camus' principles to supply a rigorous advisor to his political and philosophical inspiration, creating a major contribution to present debates in Camus study. Foley argues that Camus' idea can top be understood via research of the strategies of "the absurd" and "revolt" and the connection among them. The publication features a particular dialogue of Camus' writings for the newspaper strive against, a scientific research of the dialogue of the ethical legitimacy of political violence and terrorism, a reassessment of the present postcolonial critique of Camus' humanism, and a sustained research of Camus' most ordinarily missed paintings, L'Homme révolté (The Rebel). Written with adequate aspect and readability to fulfill either educational and pupil audiences, Albert Camus: From the Absurd to riot is a crucial dialogue and defence of Camus' philosophical thought.

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