Monthly Archives: December 2015

Summary of Susan Wolf’s, “Happiness and Meaning: Two Aspects of the Good Life”

Susan R. Wolf (1952 – ) is a moral philosopher who has written extensively on meaning in human life. She is currently the Edna J. Koury Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She addresses the topic of the meaning of life, among other places, in her essay: “Happiness and Meaning: Two Aspects of the Good Life.” Continue reading Summary of Susan Wolf’s, “Happiness and Meaning: Two Aspects of the Good Life”

Karl Britton on Philosophy and the Meaning of Life

Le Penseur in the Musée Rodin in Paris

Karl William Britton (1909-83) was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He graduated from the University of Cambridge (Clare College) where he was President of the Union and a personal friend of Ludwig Wittgenstein. Continue reading Karl Britton on Philosophy and the Meaning of Life