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Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World

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2017.12.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Iddo Landau, Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World, Oxford University Press, 297pp., $24.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780190657666. Reviewed by Stephen M. Campbell, Bentley University, and Sven Nyholm, Eindhoven University of Technology THIS IS NDPR'S LAST REVIEW FOR 2017. WE WILL RESUME PUBLICATION ON JANUARY 9, 2018 HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND A MERRY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR READERS!                                                     A noteworthy feature of much ancient philosophy -- especially during the Hellenistic period -- is that it viewed philosophical reasoning as a practical tool with a real potential for helping human beings to lead better lives. For example, Epicurus presented ideas and arguments to help us deal with the fear of death and other threats to happiness,... Read More

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