Albert Camus vs. Jean-Paul Sartre

Their Friendship and the Bitter Feud That Ended It

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In the wake of the Second World War, it was not only the urban landscape of Europe that was in ruins but the intellectual landscape. In this intellectual crater, several great thinkers debated the blueprint for the future — ‘We were,’ as philosopher Simone de Beauvoir put it ‘to provide the postwar era with its ideology’.

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