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The Quest For Meaning

Friends of Wisdom from Plato to Levinas

by Adriaan Peperzak

  • 112 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Fordham University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Meaning (Philosophy),
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Religious,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8119075M
    ISBN 100823222772
    ISBN 109780823222773

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      Quest for meaning is about the journey, not the destination. by Tracy Tiemeier. we all desire to understand the meaning of life. In his book, Dennis Ford. Men's Fraternity: The Quest for Authentic Manhood - Viewer Guide by Robert Lewis is designed to help a man embrace a bolder and more noble concept of manhood. The first of the series, this study leads men along a journey toward real biblical masculinity while fostering deep spiritual, emotional, and personal growth. This study also takes a man inside himself to consider the Brand: Lifeway.

      The Quest for Meaning is designed as a guide to basic semiotic theory and practice, discussing and illustrating the main trends, ideas, and figures of semiotics. Written as an introduction to the field, this study makes an otherwise complex discipline accessible to the interested reader. The Messy Quest for Meaning is one of the first books to tap into the wisdom of the Catholic spiritual tradition to help readers discern a vocation that will not only provide them with a livelihood but also just might help save their lives.


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Edited By Paul T. Wong. Edition 2nd by: Man's Search for Meaning is a book by Viktor Frankl chronicling his experiences as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps during World War II, and describing his psychotherapeutic method, which involved identifying a purpose in life to feel positive about, and then immersively imagining that outcome.

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Finally tonight, we add another book to our summer reading list. It's a modern take on what we can learn from tribal societies when it comes to loyalty, belonging and the quest for meaning.