Albert Camus

[Revised entry by Ronald Aronson on April 10, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Albert Camus (1913 - 1960) was a journalist, editor and editorialist, playwright and director,
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[Revised entry by Ronald Aronson on April 10, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Albert Camus (1913 - 1960) was a journalist, editor and editorialist, playwright and director, novelist and author of short stories, political essayist and activist - and, although he more than once denied it, a philosopher. He ignored or opposed systematic philosophy, had little faith in rationalism, asserted rather than argued many of his main ideas, presented others in metaphors, was preoccupied with immediate and personal experience, and brooded over...

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