Christian Metaphysics & Neoplatonism has 24 ratings and 1 review. Christian said: Very interesting analysis, particularly when he actually touches on Plo. Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism. Albert Camus with Ron Srigley, trans and introduction, and Rémi Brague, epilogue. South Bend, IN. Albert Camus’ moral philosophy and his search for a humanistic ethics find their basic premises in the academic dissertation that he wrote on Christian.

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Clark – – In A. Then comes Augustine, like an Algerian from Camus’ lyrical essays, “highly passionate, sensual.

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Remember me on this computer. But at the same time Camus was also absorbing the newer, Nietzschean portrait of “the Greece of darkness,” which he takes to be a pessimistic strand of Hellenism represented by the Greek mystery cults and strengthened by the influx of oriental religions in the Roman empire. Greg rated it really liked it May 01, Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism.

Michael marked it as to-read Aug 03, Yet this path to redemption also empties the world of meaning, unlike the Greeks who recognized the divine but also the significance that the world possesses.

These contradictions continue in The Rebel where, according to Srigley, the two histories of antiquity are presented and contradict each other: Without having the unreasonable ambition to save men, we still want to serve them”.


In his concluding portrait of Augustine, his fellow Algerian converted to a new faith, he sums up all the emotional and metaphysical power he rejects.

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Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. Refresh and try again. The Idol of Our Age: Augustine’s de Civitate Dei. Albert Camus was a representative of non-metropolitan French literature.

Albert Camus, Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism. The handwritten title on a surviving mteaphysics calls it Hellenism and Christianity: Ancient and Modern, Vol. Clark – – In Neoplatonism and Christian Thought.

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AER marked it as to-read May 23, As the only stand-alone English version of this important work—and a long-overdue critical edition—his fluent translation is an essential benchmark in our understanding of Camus and his place neoplaonism modern thought.

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Studies in religion and politics. Jess marked it as to-read Feb 06, Neoplatonism and Western Aesthetics: The Drama of Humanity Volume Tara marked it as to-read Feb 07, Network Analysis Inbound Links 1 1 Total. Shared in Network This resource is rare in the Library. The essay Le Mythe de Sisyphe The Myth of Sisyphus, expounds Camus’s notion of the absurd and of its acceptance with “the total absence of hope, which has nothing to do with despair, a continual refusal, which must not be confused with renouncement – and a conscious dissatisfaction”.

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But for Camus, Incarnation does not signal a divine commitment to the goodness of the material world but hope for a spiritual kingdom in which to find salvation from its evils, sin and especially death. He sees Augustine’s Neoplatonism as an unlikely fusion of incompatible commitments, a “second revelation” that combines the Christian obsession with evil and salvation, sin and grace, with a Hellenic emphasis on coherence, order, limit and reason.