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Title:
On meanings of life : their nature and origin
Author:
Eckstein, Jerome.
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Publication Information:
Albany : State University of New York Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
ix, 165 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780791454817

9780791454824
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Explores the factors that make for a meaningful life.


Author Notes

Jerome Eckstein is Professor Emeritus of Judaic Studies at the University at Albany, State University of New York. He is the author of several titles, including Metaphysical Drift: Love and Judaism; The Deathday of Socrates: Living, Dying, and Immortality--The Theater of Ideas in Plato's Phaedo; and The Platonic Method: An Interpretation of the Dramatic-Philosophic Aspects of the Meno.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1. Intraestedness and Meanings of Lifep. 5
Chapter 2. Excursus to Objectivity and Postmodernismp. 27
Chapter 3. Suicide and Meanings of Lifep. 47
Chapter 4. Uncertainty, Religion, and Meanings of Lifep. 75
Chapter 5. Wholeness: Primordial and Vicarialp. 107
Chapter 6. Epiloguep. 131
Notesp. 139
Indexp. 159

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