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Philosophy as therapy: Death and the meaning of life

24-05-2020 16:09

Alkis Gounaris
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Philosophy

Abstract: A tiny virus, an insignificant particle invisible to the naked eye, came to suggest in the harshest and at the same time ironic way to humanity the fragility of life. In the ninth article regarding the philosophical discourse during the pandemic, some thoughts on mortality, existential anguish and the meaning of life, on the occasion of Simon Critchley’s article in the NY Times.

Keywords: mortality, existentialism, meaning

Gounaris, Α. (2020). Philosophy as therapy: Death and the meaning of life. Original publication in www.bookpress.gr. Retrieved [24/05/2020] from

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