Chapter 4. Scorn

  1. David Sherman

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303278.ch4

Camus

Camus

How to Cite

Sherman, D. (2009) Scorn, in Camus, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303278.ch4

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:

  • Caligula's nihilism - calling for absolutization of the reflective self;
  • “Jean-Baptiste Clamence”and scorn;
  • Clamence strive toward impersonality;
  • Clamence's Fall;
  • Clamence with an Achilles heel - undoubtedly pride;
  • roots of Clamence's resentment;
  • Clamence's revaluation of revaluation of values;
  • Clamence - buying into rationalism of modern project;
  • Clamence's bad faith

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “Jean-Baptiste Clamence”

  • Clamence's Fall

  • The Roots of Clamence's Resentment

  • Clamence's Revaluation of the Revaluation of Values

  • Clamence's Bad Faith

  • notes

  • further reading