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The hope for the ultimate sense of life
Author/s: Francesco Crespi 
Year:  2014 Issue: 51 Language: Italian 
Pages:  12 Pg. 127-138 FullText PDF:  274 KB
DOI:  10.3280/LAS2014-051009
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Considering the distinction between sense and meaning and the fact that the quest for an ultimate sense of our life is unavoidable for any human being as in himself characterised by self-consciousness, the essay shows that, due to the essential ambivalence of self-consciousness, caught within its connatural opposed needs of differentiation from and identification with forms of determination, a conclusive solution towards defining the sense of life is impossible. Between the philosophical positions stressing the non-sense of life and the religions pretending to positively reveal the whole sense of it, a more realistic awareness of our limits leads to a fragile hope for an ultimate sense

Francesco Crespi, The hope for the ultimate sense of life in "SOCIETÀ DEGLI INDIVIDUI (LA)" 51/2014, pp. 127-138, DOI:10.3280/LAS2014-051009


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