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J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI files on Sartre and Camus

Andy Martin, Prospect Magazine:

Hoover’s FBI was deeply suspicious of philosophers, especially foreign ones, virtually philosophobic; but this does not stop the organisation from developing its own brand of philosophical thinking in response to Sartre and Camus—the FBI files on being and nothingness.

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