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Memoirs of an optimistic Sisyphus

Morris Budin

Memoirs of an optimistic Sisyphus

by Morris Budin

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Published by Emprise Publishing in Vestal, N.Y. (4700 Marshall Dr. West, Vestal, NY 13850) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harpur College -- History.,
  • State University of New York at Binghamton -- History.,
  • Economists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • College teachers -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Moris Budin.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 213 p.;
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22274953M

    These compelling memoirs and autobiographies reveal the challenges and triumphs of ordinary people, often in extraordinary situations -- from war, poverty, and physical disability to athletic stardom, social activism, and the search for love and g: Sisyphus. If you like The Myth Of Sisyphus you might like similar books Nausea, The Rebel, The Myth Of Sisyphus And Other Essays, The Fall, Existentialism Is A Humanism /5().

    The Atlantic has published five essays inspired by Between the so I was hoping for more of an optimistic takeaway from the book—a way forward through this mess. In The Myth of Sisyphus Author: Chris Bodenner.   Camus imagined Sisyphus smiling while pushing the rock and embracing his situation without thinking of the past or the future. His take on Sisyphus’ situation was unique and somehow the whole view of Sisyphus pushing the rock uphill changed for me. Sisyphus was unstoppable, he pushed the rock unabated every time it rolled : Chhavi Kumar.

    optimistic_sisyphus 0 points 1 point 2 points 4 months ago * I am incredibly happy to hear that. I remember, although it feels like such a long time ago now, when I was in a position where I felt utterly helpless and hopeless, and I feel incredibly glad that I could have potentially helped someone who is experiencing the same thing feel better. About The Myth of Sisyphus. One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus—featured here in a stand-alone edition—is a crucial exposition of existentialist nced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide—the question of living or not living in a universe devoid of order or meaning.


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