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Ideas of Albert Camus, by Text

[French, 1913 - 1960, Born in Algiers. Killed in a car accident.]

1942 The Myth of Sisyphus
'Abs and Suic' p.12 Essential problems either risk death, or intensify the passion of life
'Abs and Suic' p.14 If we believe existence is absurd, this should dictate our conduct
'Abs and Suic' p.16 Logic is easy, but what about logic to the point of death?
'Abs free' p.53 Life will be lived better if it has no meaning
'Abs free' p.55 It is essential to die unreconciled and not of one's own free will
'Abs free' p.55 Whether we are free is uninteresting; we can only experience our freedom
'Abs Man' p.64 Discussing ethics is pointless; moral people behave badly, and integrity doesn't need rules
'Abs Man' p.65 One can be virtuous through a whim
'Appendix' p.115 The human heart has a tiresome tendency to label as fate only what crushes it
'Don Juan' p.66 The more one loves the stronger the absurd grows
p.11 p.11 Suicide - whether life is worth living - is the one serious philosophical problem
p.110 p.110 Happiness and the absurd go together, each leading to the other
'Phil Suic' p.38 To an absurd mind reason is useless, and there is nothing beyond reason
'Phil Suic' p.50 Danger and integrity are not in the leap of faith, but in remaining poised just before the leap