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Camus and the Challenge of Political Thought: Between by P. Hayden

By P. Hayden

Albert Camus was once a formative artist, author and public determine whose paintings defies traditional labels, and whose legacy is arguable yet mammoth. His detailed contribution to fashionable moral and political idea is still faraway from settled. Camus and the problem of Political inspiration comprehensively but concisely explores how Camus's compelling principles of absurdity and uprising emerged, how his complicated political engagements and positions built, and the way his belief of an ethics of limits and degree keeps an essential, modern resonance in an period of unsettling worldwide politics. Drawing upon the whole diversity of Camus's notebooks, novels, performs and philosophical essays, Hayden exhibits Camus to be an unique political philosopher of human dignity and freedom whose lifestyles and paintings sought to navigate among the dual hazards of idealistic optimism and nihilistic despair.

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