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On The Meaning Of Life (Wadsworth Philosophers Series)

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The question of life's meaning is a paradigmatic philosophical question, but it is also a very practical question with which students and readers can relate. ON THE MEANING OF LIFE has two main aims. The first aim is to explore different perspectives on the meaning of life through contrasting Western and Eastern, existential and phenomenological, and other approaches. The ...more
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Published July 1st 2002 by Wadsworth Publishing Company (first published January 1st 1394)
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I read this book largely because it was written by one of my favorite professors, though also because I'm in a bit of a "where is my life going?" part of my life. It's part of a series of introductory philosophy texts. The book is not as over-ambitious as it sounds, as its point is not to supply some grand answer to the question, so much as to address a number misconceptions about the concept, for example that meaning can only have a religious foundation. It was interesting hearing a number of a ...more
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