The Meaning of Life (Second Revised Edition)

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2021)
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A 10,000+ word critical overview of analytic philosophy devoted to life's meaning, with some focus on books and more recent works.

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Anarchy, State, and Utopia.Robert Nozick - 1974 - New York: Basic Books.
The View From Nowhere.Thomas Nagel - 1986 - New York: Oxford University Press.
Sources of the self: the making of the modern identity.Charles Taylor - 1989 - Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Free Will, Agency, and Meaning in Life.Derk Pereboom - 2014 - New York: Oxford University Press.

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