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

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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 Turin, Italy. She is co-editor of the new edition of Albert Camus's complete works in theBibliothèque de la Pléiade(Gallimard)."
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Title:Albert Camus As Political Thinker: Nihilisms and the Politics of ContemptFormat:HardcoverDimensions:193 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:October 13, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230240984

ISBN - 13:9780230240988

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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