At a glance:
- Author: Ronald Aronson
- First Published: 2004
- Type of Work: History
- Time of Work: 1938-1980
- Setting: France and colonial Algeria
- Characters: Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir
- Genres: Nonfiction, History
- Subjects: Freedom, Philosophy or philosophers, Colonialism, France or French people, Authors or writers, Literature, Friendship, Existentialism, Feuds, Algeria or Algerians
- Locales: France, Algeria
In Camus and Sartre: The Story of a Friendship and the Quarrel That Ended It, Ronald Aronson revisits the relationship between two major intellectual figures of the twentieth century: Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre. Aronson comes to this topic not only from the perspective of a well-credentialed scholar in the History of Ideas but also as that of an experienced political activist. In addition, Aronson has, in the past, presented himself as a follower of Sartre. By this, Aronson does not mean that he is uncritically loyal to Sartre's situational conclusions and prescriptions....
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