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Meaning in life and why it matters

Author: Susan R Wolf; John Koethe
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Series: University Center for Human Values series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Often we act neither for our own sake nor out of duty or an impersonal concern for the world. Rather, we act out of love for objects that we rightly perceive as worthy of love - and it is these  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan R Wolf; John Koethe
ISBN: 9780691154503 0691154503
OCLC Number: 775028303
Description: xvi, 143 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction by Stephen Macedo xi MEANING IN LIFE AND WHY IT MATTERS Meaning in Life 1 Why It Matters 34 COMMENTS AND RESPONSE John Koethe 67 Robert M. Adams 75 Nomy Arpaly 85 Jonathan Haidt 92 Response Susan Wolf 102 Contributors 133 Index 137
Series Title: University Center for Human Values series.
Responsibility: Susan Wolf ; introduction by Stephen Macedo ; with commentary by John Koethe [and others].

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