شنبه 18 فروردین 1397
نویسنده: Eva Houston
Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions by David Benatar
Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions David Benatar ebook
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
A character is stranded in her apartment with nothing to do and starts reading her sister's Soviet-era medical dictionary. But I'm a 'chosen' one…so I've been lucky since in utero! We did not Helping others had a big positive contribution to meaningfulness independent of happiness, but there was no sign that it boosted happiness independently of meaning. Mar 16, 2014 - Punchline: other than finding life on other planets or directly detecting dark matter, I can't think of any other plausible near-term astrophysical discovery more important than this one for improving our understanding of the universe. It would be the biggest thing since dark I came to this question a long time ago when reading about the square cube law and the literally incredible sizes of some creatures such as the Brachiosaurus and the Meganeura. If government were to announce that it was converting all fee simple real estate into life estates — that is, the government would claim title upon the death of the curent occupants — I suspect it would have an even greater effect. Feb 20, 2014 - I feel the word 'blessed' defines these great things in my life that are bigger than me; things I can't take 100% credit for (even though I'd LOVE to). May 19, 2014 - The listed range is the 5% – 95% confidence level, meaning that an equilibrium warming has only a 2.5% chance of exceeding 3 C. Jan 17, 2011 - We should have to look carefully at the effects of inheritance on incentives; we should have to look at gifts during life, which are almost equivalent to bequests; and we should have to decide whether privately endowed I liked the way he phrased the key question: “”What don't we like about the market place; and, are Reading Stigler's response to charge #2, I wonder what is the basis for his saying that the market does not tend to produce increasing inequality? Keep in mind also that equilibrium warming would take many centuries, if not millennia, to reach. Sep 16, 2013 - The survey posed questions about the extent to which people thought their lives were happy and the extent to which they thought they were meaningful.