Category Archives: Meaning of Life – Religion

Religion and the Meaning of Life: The Problem (Part 2)

The head shaman of the religious community Altan Serge (Алтан Сэргэ) in Buryatia.

1) Is Life Meaningful Even If Religion Is True?

Yesterday’s post discussed some problems with grounding the meaning of life on religious beliefs. However, there is another argument which severs the connection between religious truth and the meaning of life Continue reading Religion and the Meaning of Life: The Problem (Part 2)

Tom Morris: Blaise Pascal and the Meaning of Life

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Tom Morris (1952 – ) is a former Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame and founder of the Morris Institute of Human Values.  His 1992 book, Making Sense of It All: Pascal and the Meaning of Life, puts forth the case for a Christian answer to the question Continue reading Tom Morris: Blaise Pascal and the Meaning of Life

William Lane Craig: Can You Be an Atheist?

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William Lane Craig (1949 – ) is an American Evangelical Christian apologist  known primarily for his work in the philosophy of religion. He is a critic of: evolution, atheism, metaphysical naturalism, logical positivism, postmodernism, moral relativism, Catholicism, Mormonism, Islam, homosexuality, and non-fundamentalist Christian theology. (What does he like?) Continue reading William Lane Craig: Can You Be an Atheist?

Summary of John Cottingham’s “On the Meaning of Life”

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John Cottingham was born in London in 1943 and received his Ph.D. from Oxford University. He is presently Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Reading and an Honorary Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford. Continue reading Summary of John Cottingham’s “On the Meaning of Life”