Albert Camus As Political Thinker: Nihilisms and the Politics of Contempt by Samantha NovelloAlbert Camus As Political Thinker: Nihilisms and the Politics of Contempt by Samantha Novello

Albert Camus As Political Thinker: Nihilisms and the Politics of Contempt

bySamantha Novello

Hardcover | October 13, 2010

Pricing and Purchase Info

$96.22 online 
$143.00 list price save 32%
Earn 481 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

An intense genealogical reconstruction of Camus's political thinking challenging the philosophical import of his writings as providing an alternative, aesthetic understanding of politics, political action and freedom outside and against the nihilistic categories of modern political philosophy and the contemporary politics of contempt and terrorisms
SAMANTHA NOVELLO is a Teacher of Philosophy and Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Torino, Italy. She is co-editor of the new edition of Albert Camus's complete works in the Bibliothèque de la Pliéiade (Gallimard).
Title:Albert Camus As Political Thinker: Nihilisms and the Politics of ContemptFormat:HardcoverDimensions:193 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:October 13, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230240984

ISBN - 13:9780230240988

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Albert Camus As Political Thinker: Nihilisms and the Politics of Contempt

Reviews

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Note on the Texts and Abbreviations
Introduction: An 'Untimely' Political Thought for Serious Times
The Twentieth Century Politics of Contempt
'Undisguised Influences'
Tragic Beginnings
An Artist's Point of View
Commencement of Freedom
The Absurd and Power
Conclusion: Between Sade and the Dandy
Notes
Bibliography
Index