The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century

The Burden of Responsibility: Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century

by Tony Judt

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ISBN-13: 9780226414195
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 02/01/2007
Pages: 204
Sales rank: 704,667
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Tony Judt is the University Professor of European History at New York University and the author of several books, including, most recently, Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Misjudgment of Paris
1: The Prophet Spurned: Leon Blum and the Price of Compromise
2: The Reluctant Moralist: Albert Camus and the Discomforts of Ambivalence
3: The Peripheral Insider: Raymond Aron and the Wages of Reason
Further Reading
Index

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Tony Judt's essays. . . touch all the intellectual and moral bases of our time. Amidst the din of current culture wars, Judt's voice of reason cuts through the babble like a knife through butter.

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Judt understood French intellectual thought over time. Even better, he comnunicated its import.
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