The Myth of Sisyphus
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin... show more
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are. Inspired by the myth of a man condemned to ceaselessly push a rock up a mountain and watch it roll back to the valley below, The Myth of Sisyphus transformed twentieth-century philosophy with its impassioned argument for the value of life in a world without religious meaning.
Publish date: October 17th 2005
Pages no: 134
Edition language: English
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The only real question worth considering is how to reconcile our absurd existence, the certain knowledge of our impending death. Most literature is going to deal with one of two perspectives, firstly, our moral and ethical systems the invisible order of culture foists on us, or secondly it is going...
In one way, at least, "The Myth of Sisyphys" is not an honest inquiry into the question of meaning. Camus dismisses, a priori, any possible supernatural source of meaning, which leaves him with only absurdity. But then he despairs because of the meaningless and absurdity of life. Well, what did he e...
Since it is 'the thing' nowadays to put lots of sparkly gifs and pics in a review, who am I to differ? "They bear away from their light, while their strict lord Death bids them to dance... and the rain washes, and cleanses the salt of their tears from their cheeks."Absurd enough. to be continued..
افسانه سیزیف :MYthe de sisypheآلبر کامومترجم: دکتر محمود سلطانیه"...من سیزیف را پای کوه رها می کنم! بار سنگین او همواره در دسترس است. سیزیف وفادارانه در برابر خدایان می ایستد و تخته سنگ ها را از جای بر می کند. او نیز همه چیز را نیک می داند و دنیا را دیگر نه سترون می بیند و نه بیهوده. هر ریزه ای از ...
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