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Strenger, Carlo
The fear of insignificance : searching for meaning in the twenty-first century / Carlo Strenger
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF204.5 .S745 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Existential psychology
Existentialism
Individuation (Psychology)
Physical Description 220 p. ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-210) and index
Contents The years of the golden calf -- "Just do it": the celebrity culture and the designed self -- The defeat of mind: relativism and pop-spirituality -- The drama of individuality -- From "just do it!" to active self acceptance -- Paring down life to the essentials: an epicurean proposal -- Escaping the platonic cave -- Religion and science: civilized disdain and epicurean laughter -- Towards world-citizenship and a coalition of open worldviews

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