By John Cottingham
The query 'What is the which means of life?' is without doubt one of the such a lot interesting, oldest and such a lot tricky questions people have ever posed themselves. In an more and more secularized tradition, it continues to be a query to which we're ineluctably and powerfully drawn.
Drawing skillfully on a wealth of thinkers, writers and scientists from Augustine, Descartes, Freud and Camus, to Spinoza, Pascal, Darwin, and Wittgenstein, On the which means of Life breathes new power into one of many very largest questions.