Albert Camus is Absurdly Banned From Turkish Libraries

The Institute of Art & Ideas reports that the works of Camus and Spinoza are banned from Turkish libraries. An excerpt of the report reads:

“It is indeed quite absurd – but not in the sense which Albert Camus deemed philosophically interesting. Philosophers Baruch Spinoza and Albert Camus are now banned in Turkish public libraries because they are deemed to be active members of a terrorist organisation. Their names were mentioned in the notebooks of a journalist who was brought to court for membership in a terrorist organisation. Owning and reading books by Spinoza or Camus is now a criminal offense.”

Check out the entire article the bizarre details:

Thanks to Soror Amy for the tip!

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