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Camus

Albert . 1913--60, French novelist, dramatist, and essayist, noted for his pessimistic portrayal of man's condition of isolation in an absurd world: author of the novels L'Étranger (1942) and La Peste (1947), the plays Le Malentendu (1945) and Caligula (1946), and the essays Le Mythe de Sisyphe (1942) and L'Homme révolté (1951): Nobel prize for literature 1957.
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Tony Judt rightly described Camus as our age's "spokesman for the obvious.
Par ailleurs, si Nietzche nous propose la grande politique comme solution salvatrice des angoisses des temps modernes, Camus fait appel a la revolte, a la volonte de passer la solitude de l'etre humain dans sa confrontation avec l'absurde.
Where Camus is concerned, it's impossible to overstate the extent to which Simone Weil's thought and example counted in his intellectual and spiritual life, from the end of the war until his premature death.
Not content to use L'etranger as catalyst to motivate the story, Daoud pays homage to Camus by copying the structure of the most perfectly crafted of Camus's novels.
So far, two people in Florida have been arrested, Camus said.
Stating that ISIL is not only a threat to the security of Iraq and Syria, Camus underlined that the al-Qaeda inspired group is a threat to all countries in the region, and that these countries not haing a strategy to cope with an ISIL advance may lead to serious results.
In this time, which Camus calls the "hour of consciousness," "Sisyphus [grasps] the whole extent of his wretched condition .
Zaretsky points out that Camus never thought of himself as a philosopher.
Camus will also pump roughly 650,000 gallons of water per day from the EPA's groundwater polishing plant to the Sun Chemical and Lomac facilities.
Judt aurait pu developper davantage, dans sa presentation des idees de Blum, de Camus et d'Aron, les points de vue de leurs adversaires.
Since 1863, five generations of the CAMUS family have cultivated a single-minded passion for crafting great Cognac with their own style, bringing to life the infinite richness and soul of the land that is their home.
Consecrated bishop of Belley in 1609, Camus preached regularly in his small diocese, as well as on pilgrimages, at Paris, and in other towns.