An Evening of Philosophy at Camden Public Library: Ray Boisvert on Camus
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CAMDEN — The Camden Philosophical Society is sponsoring a talk and open discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m., in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library about mid-20th Century French philosopher, author and activist Albert Camus.
Professor Emeritus and Midcoast Maine resident Ray Boisvert, author of Albert Camus and the Philosophy of the Ordinary, will discuss Camus and his attempt to move beyond the nihilism he saw as characteristic of his age.
All are welcome to attend. No expertise in philosophy is required, only interest in thinking and learning.
For more information, visit the “What’s Happening” adult events calendar at librarycamden.org.
The Camden Philosophical Society has been reading and debating the works of philosophers from antiquity to the present for more than 15 years. It holds hybrid meetings, in-person at the Camden Public Library and on Zoom, from 3:30-5:30 p.m., on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information in the group’s activities contact Sarah Miller at email@example.com.