The Absurd โ€“ Camus, Kierkegaard & Dostoevsky | Existentialism

Albert Camusโ€™ views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as Absurdism, he defines the Absurd โ€œas the conflict between the human tendency to seek inherent value and meaning in life, and the human inability to find any meaning in a purposeless, meaningless, and irrational universe, with the โ€˜unreasonable silenceโ€™ of the universe inContinue reading “The Absurd โ€“ Camus, Kierkegaard & Dostoevsky | Existentialism”

An Introduction to Fyodor Dostoevsky

A good trick with his name is to say “toy” in the middle: dos-toy-ev-ski. Fyodor Dostoevsky is most popularly known as a Russian novelist as well as a philosopher. His works explore human psychology in the troubled socio-political atmosphere of 19th century Russia. His novels had a great impact on psychology, the study of howContinue reading “An Introduction to Fyodor Dostoevsky”

Book Review: Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky

Crime and Punishment remains the single most widely known Russian novel as well as one of the greatest works in world literature. It is first and foremost a fascinating detective novel, but one in which we know from the very beginning who committed the heinous crime. Rating It focuses on the mental anguish and moralContinue reading “Book Review: Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky”