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The meaning of life

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The question, “What is the meaning of life?” is a question that most lay-people would think must form a chief focus of the work of those who style themselves professional philosophers. But, until relatively recently, hardly anybody who called themselves a professional philosopher had worked on the question “What is the meaning of life?” at all. Why was that? And why did it change? Because it has changed. How is the question “What is the meaning of life?” now understood? Of what relevance, if...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell Publisher's website
Host title:
Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Religion
Publication date:
2018-01-01
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811327
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2017-12-15

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