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About Dr. Dean Albert Ramser

Happily married to Cindy who has shared and supported my GED2EDD journey. https://cal.berkeley.edu/DeanRamser “Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.” ― Charles Dickens as of August 15, 2019 use: DrDeanAlbertRamser@gmail.com

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Jean-Paul Sartre & Albert Camus: Their Friendship and the Bitter Feud That Ended It

1960s: Days of Rage


“At the end of World War II, as Europe lay in ruins, so too did its ‘intellectual landscape,’ notes the Living Philosophy video above. In the midst of this ‘intellectual crater’ a number of great thinkers debated ‘the blueprint for the future.’ Feminist philosopher and novelist Simone de Beauvoir put it bluntly: ‘We were to provide the postwar era with its ideology.’ Two names — De Beauvoir’s partner Jean-Paul Sartre and his friend Albert Camus — came to define that ideology in the philosophy broadly known as Existentialism. … Their fame would continue into the postwar years, despite Camus’ retreat from philosophical writing after the publication of The Rebel. While we’ve previously brought you stories of their friendship, and its bitter end, the video above digs deeper into the Sartre-Camus rivalry, with critical historical context for their thinking. Their initial falling out took place over The Rebel

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