Reconsidering Meaning in Life: A Philosophical Dialogue with Thaddeus Metz

Journal of Philosophy of Life, Waseda University (2015)
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An e-book devoted to 13 critical discussions of Thaddeus Metz's book "Meaning in Life: An Analytic Study", with a lengthy reply from the author. Preface Masahiro Morioka i Précis of Meaning in Life: An Analytic Study Thaddeus Metz ii-vi Source and Bearer: Metz on the Pure Part-Life View of Meaning Hasko von Kriegstein 1-18 Fundamentality and Extradimensional Final Value David Matheson 19-32 Meaningful and More Meaningful: A Modest Measure Peter Baumann 33-49 Is Meaning in Life Comparable?: From the Viewpoint of ‘The Heart of Meaning in Life’ Masahiro Morioka 50-65 Agreement and Sympathy: On Metz’s Meaning in Life Sho Yamaguchi 66-89 Metz’s Quest for the Holy Grail James Tartaglia 90-111 Meaning without Ego Christopher Ketcham 112-133 Death and the Meaning of Life: A Critical Study of Metz’s Meaning in Life Fumitake Yoshizawa 134-149 Metz’ Incoherence Objection: Some Epistemological Considerations Nicholas Waghorn 150-168 Meaning in Consequences Mark Wells 169-179 Defending the Purpose Theory of Meaning in Life Jason Poettcker 180-207 Review of Thaddeus Metz’s Meaning in Life Minao Kukita 208-214 A Psychological Model to Determine Meaning in Life and Meaning of Life Yu Urata 215-227 Assessing Lives, Giving Supernaturalism Its Due, and Capturing Naturalism: Reply to 13 Critics of Meaning in Life Thaddeus Metz 228-278



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