Introduction: Situating Camus

  1. David Sherman

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303278.ch

Camus

Camus

How to Cite

Sherman, D. (2008) Introduction: Situating Camus, in Camus, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303278.ch

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Great Minds

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven Nadler

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405159302

Online ISBN: 9781444303278

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Keywords:

  • Camus - “philosopher of the Absurd,” of post-War French existentialism;
  • The Myth of Sisyphus - “the great novelists are philosophical novelists”;
  • left-winger, with unrepentant anti-totalitarian views;
  • Friedrich Nietzsche - Camus's philosophical hero;
  • Camus's The Myth of Sisyphus “- directed against so-called existentialist philosophers”;
  • Camus's works - from perspective of “intellectual honesty”;
  • The Plague - Camus's second “cycle” response to problem of the Absurd;
  • situating Camus

Summary

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  • notes