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Albert Camus (1913–60)

Robert L. Wicks

Robert L. Wicks is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introduction to Existentialism : From Kierkegaard to The Seventh Seal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Life and works Unlike Jean-Paul Sartre, whose background was thoroughly Parisian, Albert Camus grew up in Algeria, a predominantly Arabic nation, when it was a territory under French control. Camus’s father’s family was of French descent,...

Religious Humanism and Middle Eastern Geo-Politics

Tal Sessler

Tal Sessler received his PhD in Political Philosophy from the New School for Social Research, USA. He is currently a Neubauer Fellow at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Levinas and Camus : Humanism for the Twenty-First Century

Continuum, 2008

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...Levinas and Camus Contra Religious Fundamentalism I Answer to the Question ‘What is Metaphysical Suicide?’ As Catherine Chalier does well to recognize in her seminal work on Levinas,Catherine Chalier, Levinas: L’utopie de I’humain (Paris...

Existentialism and Literature

The Bloomsbury Companion to Existentialism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Ever since Plato described the ancient quarrel between philosophy and poetry, philosophers have often been mistrustful of literature or indifferent to it. Existentialists, though, have not shared this low evaluation of literature. Works...

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Tal Sessler

Tal Sessler received his PhD in Political Philosophy from the New School for Social Research, USA. He is currently a Neubauer Fellow at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Levinas and Camus : Humanism for the Twenty-First Century

Continuum, 2008

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...Emmanuel Levinas A Brief Generic Biographical Overview/‘Portrait of the Scholar as a Young Man’(1906-33) The year 1933 constitutes a milestone in the history of modern times, and also a watershed in the intellectual legacy of Emmanuel...

Critique of Soviet Marxism and Hegelian Philosophy of History

Tal Sessler

Tal Sessler received his PhD in Political Philosophy from the New School for Social Research, USA. He is currently a Neubauer Fellow at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Levinas and Camus : Humanism for the Twenty-First Century

Continuum, 2008

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...Depiction of Marxism as Philosophical Anthropology We have demonstrated in the previous chapter that Levinas strives to demonstrate that monotheism anticipated and facilitated the metaphysical foundations and ideological infrastructure...

Levinas and Camus Contra Hitlerism and ‘Political Nietzscheanism’

Tal Sessler

Tal Sessler received his PhD in Political Philosophy from the New School for Social Research, USA. He is currently a Neubauer Fellow at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Levinas and Camus : Humanism for the Twenty-First Century

Continuum, 2008

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...Levinas’s and Camus’s Analysis of Nazism in Terms of Philosophical Anthropology Levinas regarded the occurrences and calamities unleashed on 30 January 1933The day in which Adolph Hitler became Chancellor of Germany. as first and foremost...

Introduction

Tal Sessler

Tal Sessler received his PhD in Political Philosophy from the New School for Social Research, USA. He is currently a Neubauer Fellow at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Levinas and Camus : Humanism for the Twenty-First Century

Continuum, 2008

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...Two Key Paradigms in Twentieth-Century Intellectual History Intellectual Adherence and Resistance to Totalitarianism Hannah Arendt (1945) The problem of evil will be the fundamental problem of postwar intellectual life in Europe -...

Camus, Albert (1913–60)

Maša Mrovlje

Maša Mrovlje is with the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The Algerian-French writer Albert Camus is commonly recognized as one of the main representatives of the twentieth-century existentialist movement, whose concern with the meaning of human existence after the Death of God continues...