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By John Foley

ISBN-10: 0773534679

ISBN-13: 9780773534674

ISBN-10: 1844651401

ISBN-13: 9781844651405

Adopting an interdisciplinary process, encompassing philosophy, literature, politics and heritage, John Foley examines the total breadth of Camus' rules to supply a finished and rigorous research of his political and philosophical suggestion and an important contribution to a variety of debates present in Camus study. Foley argues that the coherence of Camus' concept can most sensible be understood via a radical knowing of the techniques of 'the absurd' and 'revolt' in addition to the relation among them. This publication encompasses a particular dialogue of Camus' writings for the newspaper "Combat", a scientific research of Camus' dialogue of the ethical legitimacy of political violence and terrorism, a reassessment of the existing postcolonial critique of Camus' humanism, and a sustained research of Camus' most vital and often overlooked paintings, "L'Homme revolte" (The Rebel).

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