• Camus, philosophe : to return to our beginnings

    Sharpe, Matthew 2015 Social and critical theory, a critical horizons book series, 1572-459X ( Serie ) Leiden ; Boston : Brill 9789004302341 | BRILL9789004302341 Abstract

    Camus, Philosophe: To Return to our Beginnings is the first book on Camus to read Camus in light of, and critical dialogue with, subsequent French and European philosophy. It argues that, while not an academic philosopher, Albert Camus was a philosophe in more profound senses looking back to classical precedents, and the engaged French lumières of the 18th century. Aiming his essays and literary writings at the wider reading public, Camus’ criticism of the forms of ‘political theology’ enshrined in fascist and Stalinist regimes singles him out markedly from more recent theological and messianic turns in French thought. His defense of classical thought, turning around the notions of natural beauty, a limit, and mesure makes him a singularly relevant figure given today’s continuing debates about climate change, as well as the way forward for the post-Marxian Left.



Sharpe, Matthew

  • keine lizenzfreien Inhalte gefunden

  • keine externen Weblinks