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A Philosopher’s Lifelong Search for Meaning – Part 1 – Life and Meaning

… continued from the Introduction

  1. Two Questions about Life and Meaning

I distinguish between two basic questions concerning life and meaning.

The first is: “What is the meaning of life?” It might also be expressed: “Why does anything exist?” “Does anything matter?” “Does the universe have a purpose?” “What’s it all about?” This is the cosmic dimension of the question. It asks if there is a deep explanation or universal narrative that would make sense of everything, including us. Continue reading A Philosopher’s Lifelong Search for Meaning – Part 1 – Life and Meaning