Our present philosophy of life by Montgomery Belgion

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  • Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.,
  • Gide, André, 1869-1951.,
  • Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.,
  • Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.,
  • Philosophy, Modern

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Our current philosophy as expounded by Bernard Shaw, André Gide, Sigmund Freud and Bertrand Russell.

Book details

Statementby Montgomery Belgion.
LC ClassificationsBD431 .B38
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. 1., 9-309 p.
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6738834M
LC Control Number30004505

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The fact that people yearn for meaning and purpose leads me to believe that philosophy is an essential part of the good life. Philosophy can be defined in different ways, but in simple terms, philosophy means the search for wisdom, truth, and meaning. At. In the future, though, when the value of philosophy is a little clearer, we can expect to meet more philosophers in daily life.

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Agape Love. Agape love is selfless love. This kind of love is universal and attributed to many kinds of loving relationships, but most commonly known as the ‘God’ love. Key thinker: Homer.

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