Albert Camus on Nihilism - Dictionary of Arguments
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Nihilism/Sense/Revolte/Modernism/Camus: metaphysical revolt in modernism is an individual trait. The romantic revolt of the 19th century even lost itself in evil and concentrated on the individual. It does not come to responsibility or solidarity, because it lacks
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a positive content. Rather, it paves the way for nihilism, which for Camus was one of the essential forms of revolt in the 19th century. But the romantic revolt will not break its chains. In The Brothers Karamazov Dostoevsky propagates the radical nihilistic slogan that everything is allowed.
Hans-Martin Schönherr-Mann, „Albert Camus, Der Mensch in der Revolte (1951)“ in: Manfred Brocker (Hg.) Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt/M. 2018._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert Frankfurt/M. 2018