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French writer who portrayed the human condition as isolated in an absurd world (1913-1960)

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Le contenu du discours de Clamence revele, par ses similitudes avec le texte platonicien, les consequences du mecanisme mis en place ici par Camus.
Des lors, Camus, estime [beaucoup moins que]qu'il n'y a pas d'autres raisons que l'homme, et c'est celui-ci qu'il faut sauver si l'on veut sauver l'idee de la vie.
En lo que sigue mostraremos que Camus utilizo la noviolencia como estrategia y, en parte, como filosofia.
Camus also turns the sensational material into a political allegory.
As opposed to the previous cycle in which Camus had merely attempted to "teas[el out .
Catelli wrote that the order to kill Camus came directly from the then Soviet foreign minister Dmitri Shepilov, angered by an article published in a French magazine in 1957 in which Camus held him responsible for Moscow's decision to send in troops to crush the Hungarian uprising the previous year.
Could it be that this paradox mirrors the kind of 'absurd' paradoxes that concerned Camus in his pre-war period?
Camus still walks away with a bonus of around pounds 50,000 paid to all the firm's investment bankers last month.
He argues--correctly, I believe--that Camus 'rejects all forms of "leap" or transcendence' (65), but asserts that at a certain point Camus became more open to the idea of working alongside Christians in the struggle against totalitarianism; this turn, Sessler suggests, is exemplified in Camus' portrayal of Father Paneloux in The Plague.
Away from literature, Camus was an avowed opponent of totalitarianism, whether of the Left or Right, having opposed the Nazis in World War 2 and then supporting the Hungarian uprising in 1956 against communist rule.
In Camus and the Challenge of Political Thought: Between Despair and Hope, Patrick Hayden praises 'Camus's understanding of the human as a being who revolts against the strange indifference of the world, yet who refuses to find solace by turning a blind eye to the absurdity of the human condition; as opposed to an understanding of the human as a being who is defined fundamentally by the capacity to discern a rational truth hidden behind a reality that is only apparently absurd' (p 43).
In The Rebel Camus described this phenomenon as the absolute existential irreconcilability and mutual exclusion between the world of the sacred and the modern secular mindset, which he called the world of rebellion: "Only two possible worlds can exist for the human mind: the sacred and the world of rebellion.
Investigating officer PC Marc Camus said: "It's believed a vehicle similar in size to a pick-up truck or a transit van would have been sufficient to transport the animals.
In the previous years, the players who will be playing in the first day are a bit tired after participating in the opening and the waiting time in between the ceremony and the games is just too long,' Camus told reporters Tuesday during the UAAP Season 79 media briefing held at Multimedia room of the Quadricentennial Pavilion at UST.