Category Archives: Albert Camus

Albert Camus : from the absurd to revolt

Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, encompassing philosophy, literature, politics and history, John Foley examines the full breadth of Camus’ ideas to provide a comprehensive and rigorous study of his political and philosophical thought and a significant contribution to a range of … Continue reading

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The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt – Albert Camus

In this towering intellectual document, Camus argues that hope for the future lies in revolt, which unlike revolution is a spontaneous response to injustice and a chance to achieve change without giving up collective and intellectual freedom. The Rebel is … Continue reading

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Love of Life: Albert Camus on Happiness and Despair

“Those who prefer their principles over their happiness,” Albert Camus, wrote in his notebook toward the end of his life, “they refuse to be happy outside the conditions they seem to have attached to their happiness.” Indeed, our principles tend … Continue reading

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