Albert Camus

Albert Camus

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: Albert Camus was a French pied-noir author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. 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.

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Source/Notes: The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt (2012 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307827838

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