A praiseworthy initiative by an on-the-street group of Cotswold peace activists brings us a new edition of Camus’s timely and profound anti-war essay. A world. Camus at Combat: writing – / edited and annotated by Jacqueline the overall title, “‘Neither Victims nor Executioners,’ by Albert Camus,” was. Today—Nov. 13, —is the th birthday of Albert Camus, a great thinker, writer and rebel, and someone who remains especially relevant.

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It has since been widely reprinted but this new edition includes an informative foreword by one-time Peace News worker Dennis Gould. Dimitris Mamalis rated it neithre it Jul 03, Here, as in the collection Resistance, Rebellion and Death, Camus is nuanced and considerate in his treatment of such dilemmas.

Also in this issue Love your enemy – everyone can change: Bictims containing French-language text All stub articles. A world famous French essayist and playwright, Camus first contributed his assessment of the world outlook in to the Parisian resistance newspaper, Combatto which he had been an underground contributor during the Nazi occupation.

Thanks for telling us cmus the problem. To ask other readers questions about Neither Victims Meither Executionersplease sign up. Retrieved from ” https: It is not emotion which can cut through the web of a logic which has gone to irrational lengths, but only reason which can meet logic on its own ground…. Tony Burns rated it really liked it Nov 26, The 17th century was the century of mathematics, the 18th that of physical sciences, and the 19th that of biology.


It appeared in separate book form in with an introduction by Waldo Frank.

Want to Read saving…. Of semi-proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy only chance prevented him from pursuing a university career in that fieldhe came to France at the age of twenty-five. Gar Ver rated it it was amazing Jul 02, And if there are many today who, in their secret hearts, detest violence and killing, there are not many who care to recognize that this forces them to reconsider their actions and thoughts.

This article about a philosophy -related book is a stub. Jan 10, Nai rated it liked it. Stanley Greene, ‘Open Wound: There is no suffering, no torture anywhere in the world which does not affect our everyday lives. International action against the arms News. executiondrs

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Dagmar rated it it was amazing Jan 11, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The ballot box and the lock-on Comment. We will not forget News.

Return to Book Page. Copyright Peace News – See our reprint policy. Without having the unreasonable ambition to save men, we executionera want to serve them”.


The forties have taught us that an injury done a student in Prague strikes down simultaneously a worker in Clichy, that blood shed on the banks of a Central European river brings a Texas farmer to spill his own blood in the Ardennes, which he executionerrs for the first time.

Jacob rated it really liked it Jan 01, Sir Jock Stirrup Comment. The man and the times met: Providing an example Comment. It is an eloquent document in which you quickly adjust to the literary style of sixty years ago. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He was a stylist of great purity and intense concentration and rationality.

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Oct 10, Farhana rated it liked it Shelves: They will admit that little is to be expected from present-day governments, since these live and act according to a murderous code. In any case, during high school and college I was very much torn between personal pacifist feelings and the fear that such tendencies were, under executiones circumstances, immoral.

And henceforth, the only honorable course will be to stake everything on a formidable gamble: