I’ve read The Myth Of Sisyphus, and it prompted some questions that I’m hoping other readers of Camus might be able to answer:
Did Camus see unbridled hedonism as a solution to the nihilism caused by the inherent absurdity of the human condition? Does he ever advocate for any kind of temperance or restraint of primal urges?
What was his view of free will vs determinism? In one sense, humans are in an absurd universe precisely because they lack control over their fate. But I could also see him arguing that each individual must decide to enjoy sunshine, sport, literature, etc to rebel or revolt against the absurd world. I’m curious if he believes that this choice is available to everyone, or if the choice is already made for each individual based on historical momentum.
I want to read more by Camus, but I’d like to see these two questions addressed - so recommended reading is appreciated.