Death of God and the Meaning of Life

ISBN-10: 0415841135
ISBN-13: 9780415841139
Edition: 2nd 2014 (Revised)
Authors: Julian Young
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 5/19/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

What is the meaning of life? In the post-modern, post-religious scientific world, this question is becoming a preoccupation. But it also has a long history: many major figures in philosophy had something to say on the subject, as Julian Young vividly illustrates in this thought-provoking second edition of The Death of God and the Meaning of Life.All the chapters of the first edition have been re-thought and rewritten. In addition, there are three entirely new chapters: on Kierkegaard, Marx, and Freud.Part One presents an historical overview of philosophers - from Plato to Kierkegaard, Hegel and Marx - who have believed in a meaning of life, either in some supposed 'other' world or in the future of this world. Part Two assesses what happened when the traditional structures that provided life with meaning began to erode. With nothing to take their place, these structures gave way to the threat of nihilism - the appearance that life is meaningless. Young looks at the responses to this threat in chapters on Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, Camus, Foucault, and Derrida. This compelling and highly engaging exploration of fundamental values will captivate anyone who's ever asked themselves where life's meaning (if there is one) really lies. It also makes a perfect historical introduction to philosophy, particularly to the continental tradition.

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