Chapter 1. Camus's Life

  1. David Sherman

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303278.ch1

Camus

Camus

How to Cite

Sherman, D. (2009) Camus's Life, in Camus, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303278.ch1

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 life;
  • Camus - deeply influenced by Jean Grenier, philosophy teacher;
  • Camus's tasks - mostly along cultural lines;
  • The Wrong Side and the Right Side and Betwixt and Between;
  • “Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism - Plotinus and St Augustine”;
  • anti-fascist assemblage - Amsterdam-Pleyel movement;
  • Camus with French Resistance and active in underground Resistance paper Combat;
  • Camus - awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • notes

  • further reading