The Meaning of Existence: Being and Becoming - Part 4, From the Enlightenmentto Modern Philosophy Philosophy

The question of our existence represents one of the fundamental enquiries into what it means to be human. ‘Is there any inherent meaning and purpose to our existence?’, is something humanity has asked itself stretching back into pre-history.

This fourth lecture in the series returns to Western philosophy with an investigation of the enlightenment and modern philosophical view of the meaning of existence. Are we getting any closer to the answer or is philosophy itself preventing us from nearing our aim?

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