Skip to main content
4 votes
Accepted

Seeming contradiction in 'Absurdity and Suicide' (The Myth of Sisyphus)

tl;dr The apparent contradiction is of a piece with the "absurd reasoning" that Camus deploys in the essay. Introduction: The absurdity of existence The starting point of The Myth of ...
verbose's user avatar
  • 30.1k
3 votes

What did Camus mean by "the odd vegetation of those distant regions" in "The Myth of Sisyphus"?

It's a metaphor for philosophical space. In many languages, including French and English, a new area (itself a metaphor) of study or thought of conceived of in spatial or physical terms. You see this ...
cmw's user avatar
  • 1,135

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible