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By Robert C. Solomon

within the related spirit as his most up-to-date ebook, Living With Nietzsche, and his prior learn In the Spirit of Hegel, Robert Solomon turns to the existential thinkers Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre, in an try and get prior the tutorial and political debates and concentrate on what's really fascinating and useful approximately their philosophies. Solomon makes the case that--despite their very assorted responses to the political questions in their day--Camus and Sartre have been either essentially moralists, and their philosophies can't be understood except their deep moral commitments. He makes a speciality of Sartre's early, pre-1950 paintings, and on Camus's most sensible identified novels The Stranger, The Plague, and The Fall. all through Solomon makes the real aspect that their shared curiosity in phenomenology used to be even more vital than their intended association with "existentialism." Solomon's reappraisal may be of curiosity to somebody who's nonetheless or ever has been excited about those eccentric yet enormous figures.

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