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Fear and Trembling by Søren Kierkegaard – Book Review

We could call Kierkegaard the first real existentialist. He was one of the first philosophers to actually ask if there was any inherent meaning in life and concluded we should just put our faith in God, because that will give us meaning. His book Fear and Trembling asks the question if we should completely surrender […]

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The Plague by Albert Camus – Book Review

It’s an ironic time to read a book about the plague. Yet, it’s the perfect time to read this book. The Plague by Albert Camus is a book about a city which has been hit by the plague. We follow Bernard Rieux a doctor who has to treat the people in the city. The book […]

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The Stranger by Albert Camus – Book Review

It’s a strange time these days. In lockdown, people get disconnected from the world and the people around them. They might become a stranger to others, but also to themselves. Other people are a mirror of who you are. It’s the perfect time to fall into existentialism. That’s why I read this book. The Stranger […]