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 Camus' <i>Myth of Sisyphus</i> and the Meaning of Life

Robert C. Solomon

in Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts

Published in print September 2006 | ISBN: 9780195181579
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199786602 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195181573.003.0002
  Camus' Myth of Sisyphus and the Meaning of Life

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Camus’ essay, The Myth of Sisyphus, is a study of what Camus calls “the Absurd”. This chapter explores the various interpretations of that idea, including human mortality and the absurdity of repetition.

Keywords: Myth of Sisyphus; the Absurd; repetition; human mortality

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Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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