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  1. Camus, Albert Camus(noun)

    French writer who portrayed the human condition as isolated in an absurd world (1913-1960)

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  1. Albert Camus

    Albert Camus was a French Algeria-born French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. He wrote in his essay "The Rebel" that his whole life was devoted to opposing the philosophy of nihilism while still delving deeply into individual freedom. Although often cited as a proponent of existentialism, the philosophy with which Camus was associated during his own lifetime, he rejected this particular label. In an interview in 1945, Camus rejected any ideological associations: "No, I am not an existentialist. Sartre and I are always surprised to see our names linked..." Camus was born in French Algeria to a Pied-Noir family. He studied at the University of Algiers, where he was goalkeeper for the university team, until he contracted tuberculosis in 1930. In 1949, Camus founded the Group for International Liaisons within the Revolutionary Union Movement after his split with Garry Davis's Citizens of the World movement, of which the surrealist André Breton was also a member. The formation of this group, according to Camus, was intended to "denounce two ideologies found in both the USSR and the USA" regarding their idolatry of technology.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of albert camus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of albert camus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of albert camus in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    On every June 21, the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, I remember this unforgettable line from Albert Camus: 'In the depth of Winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible Summer.' It's true that we often discover our true strength only during the most challenging phases of life. We must keep alive and rekindled that divine spark of Stregth that is always within us, invincible and indestructible, as we welcome Summer on June 21 every year.

  2. Albert Camus:

    If there is a sin against life, it consist perhaps not so much in despairing of life as hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. Albert Camus

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Sur tous les 21 juin, le solstice d'été dans l'hémisphère nord, je me souviens de cette ligne inoubliable Albert Camus: 'Dans la profondeur de l'hiver i finalement appris qu'il y avait en moi un invincible été.' Il est vrai que nous découvrons notre véritable force souvent que pendant les phases les plus difficiles de la vie. Nous devons garder vivant et ravivé cette étincelle divine de stregth qui est toujours en nous, invincible et indestructible, que nous nous félicitons de l'été sur le 21 juin chaque année.

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