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This article will be permanently flagged as inappropriate and made unaccessible to everyone. Are you certain this article is inappropriate? Email Address:. He wrote in his essay The Rebel that his whole life was devoted to opposing the philosophy of nihilism while still delving deeply into individual freedom. Camus did not consider himself to be an existentialist despite usually being classified as one, even in his lifetime. Sartre and I are always surprised to see our names linked
On October 13, , the English novelist and critic J. It is also a masterwork of irony in the true literary sense. But it was never published in her lifetime. Since the Battle of the Brows troubles, I am told, the evening air, since the finest minds of our age have lately been engaged in debating, not without that passion which befits a noble cause, what a highbrow is and what a lowbrow, which is better and which is worse, may I take this opportunity to express my opinion and at the same time draw attention to certain aspects of the question which seem to me to have been unfortunately overlooked? Now there can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
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Your complimentary articles. You can read four articles free per month. To have complete access to the thousands of philosophy articles on this site, please. If ever there were a poster child for French meritocracy, it would be Albert Camus. He was not yet two when his father was killed in World War I, and he was raised by his mother and grandmother in a tiny apartment with neither plumbing, heating nor books.
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An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. His mother, Catherine Hlne Sints, was partially deaf and illiterate, working as a maid. His Father, Lucien Camus, was an agricultural worker. He died in , fighting in the Battle of the Marne one year after Albert was born. Albert and his mother lived in relative poverty, a factor which would shape his ideas, works, and philosophies for the rest of his life. Albert Camus played football-soccer as a goalkeeper during his secondary education Unfortunately, his tuberculosis forced Albert into long periods of bed rest, destroying his career. When asked if he preferred theater or football, he replied football, without hesitation.
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This book is in copyright. Subject to statutory exceptionand to the provisions of relevant collective licensing agreements,no reproduction of any part may take place withoutthe written permission of Cambridge University Press. When The Stranger was published in Albert Camus was29 years old.
Published by Anant Art in New Delhi. Written in English. It kept you reading to find out what happened next. I can't wait for the sequel.
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