Chapter 7. Realpolitik

  1. David Sherman

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303278.ch7



How to Cite

Sherman, D. (2008) Realpolitik, in Camus, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303278.ch7

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



  • realpolitik;
  • confrontation with Sartre and the French;
  • confrontation and the theory-practice problem;
  • Camus's politics, The Cold War, and the Algerian War;
  • Camus's political failing


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Confrontation with Sartre and the French Intellectual Left

  • The Confrontation and the Theory-Practice Problem

  • Camus's Politics, The Cold War, and the Algerian War

  • notes

  • further reading