Albert Camus: Philosopher and Littérateur
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
St. Martin's Press (1992)
Marking a major new reassessment of Camus' writing, this book investigates the nature and philosophical origins of Camus' thinking on "authenticity" and "the absurd" as these motions are expressed in "The Myth of Sisyphus" and "The Outsider", showing these books to be the product not only of a literary figure, but of a genuine philosopher as well. Moreover, the author provides a complete English-language translation of Camus' "Metaphysique Chretienne et Neoplatonisme" and underlines the importance of this study for the understanding of the early Camus. The book also contains analyses of the influence of St Augustine and Nietzsche on Camus.
|Keywords||Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature Absurd (Philosophy) in literature Metaphysics in literature|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$62.88 new (46% off) $115.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||PQ2605.A3734.Z72134 1992|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
J. Keunen (1960). Albert Camus and the Literature of Revolt. Philosophical Studies 10 (10):217-224.
Matthew Lamb (2011). Philosophy as a Way of Life: Albert Camus and Pierre Hadot. Sophia 50 (4):561-576.
Matthew Sharpe (2011). The Invincible Summer: On Albert Camus' Philosophical Neoclassicism. Sophia 50 (4):577-592.
Robert C. Solomon (1999). No Excuses. Teaching Co..
Ashley Woodward (2011). Camus and Nihilism. Sophia 50 (4):543-559.
Joseph M. de Torre (2004). Albert Camus and the Philosophy of the Absurd. Review of Metaphysics 57 (4):865-867.
Russell Grigg (2011). The Trial of Albert Camus. Sophia 50 (4):593-602.
Daniel Shaw (1985). Absurdity and Suicide. Philosophy Research Archives 11:209-223.
Peter Roberts (2008). Bridging Literary and Philosophical Genres: Judgement, Reflection and Education in Camus'the Fall. Educational Philosophy and Theory 40 (7):873-887.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads4 ( #555,172 of 1,796,210 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #468,533 of 1,796,210 )
How can I increase my downloads?