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Meaning In Life And Why It Matters

Pub Date : 2010-03-01 | Author : Susan Wolf | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400834594
ISBN 13 : 1400834597

Most people, including philosophers, tend to classify human motives as falling into one of two categories: the egoistic or the altruistic, the self-interested or the moral. Accordi..

Meaning In Life And Why It Matters

Pub Date : 2012-03-01 | Author : Susan Wolf | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0691154503
ISBN 13 : 9780691154503

Most people, including philosophers, tend to classify human motives as falling into one of two categories: the egoistic or the altruistic, the self-interested or the moral. Accordi..

Meaning In Life And Why It Matters

Pub Date : 2010-03-21 | Author : Susan Wolf | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 0691145245
ISBN 13 : 9780691145242

Most people, including philosophers, tend to classify human motives as falling into one of two categories: the egoistic or the altruistic, the self-interested or the moral. Accordi..

The Power Of Meaning

Pub Date : 2017-01-10 | Author : Emily Esfahani Smith | Publisher : Broadway Books

ISBN 10 : 9780553446555
ISBN 13 : 055344655X

In a culture obsessed with happiness, this wise, stirring book points the way toward a richer, more satisfying life. Too many of us believe that the search for meaning is an esoter..

Meaning In Life

Pub Date : 2013-10 | Author : Thaddeus Metz | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199599318
ISBN 13 : 0199599319

What makes a person's life meaningful? Thaddeus Metz argues that no existing theory does full justice to the key requirements of morality, enquiry, and creativity. He offers a new ..

A Significant Life

Pub Date : 2015-04-02 | Author : Todd May | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226235707
ISBN 13 : 022623570X

What makes for a good life, or a beautiful one, or, perhaps most important, a meaningful one? Throughout history most of us have looked to our faith, our relationships, or our deed..

The Brain And The Meaning Of Life

Pub Date : 2010-02-14 | Author : Paul Thagard | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780691142722
ISBN 13 : 0691142726

Why is life worth living? What makes actions right or wrong? What is reality and how do we know it? The Brain and the Meaning of Life draws on research in philosophy, psychology, a..