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Drew Chastain

detached, disengaged, disoriented and disenchanted. Insistence on the objective value, importance or even obligation of living will not be enough to motivate those who subjectively are too spiritually sick to make sense of doing things in life. John Fire Lame Deer suggests something along these lines in a

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S. Daniel Breslauer

and motivating them to creative action. The Jewish philosopher, by contrast, exalted a contemplative ideal. Inspired by Hellenic intellectualism, Jewish philosophers, according to Kaplan, sought the highest good in thought, not in deeds. This lack of concern for the daily problems of Jewish living

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Michael Krausz

RA: I understand that you came to formulate your theory of creativity in the course of articulating your personal program in art. Am I right? Michael: Not quite. I’d been thinking about creativity in connection with the idea of a creative life, particularly when facing choices about whether to

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Moses Biney

characterized by a pervasive anthropocentric ontology that recognizes the existence of God as creator, and deities, ancestral and other spirits, human beings, animals, plants, other living and non-living things, and phenomena as part of their cosmology. In everyday life, this ontology reveals itself in rituals

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Roderick Nicholls

– amidst health, wealth, love, friendship, dutiful altruism, recognized achievement and so on – an opaque feeling of being dragged down by the intrinsic weight of living can take over and ruin everything. A propensity to suffer from life itself can also be disturbingly contagious and Nietzsche claims “the

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Roderick Nicholls and Heather Salazar

lifts you up and moves you to be a better person.” 8 This book is motivated by the idea that spirituality does not necessarily resist serious, sustained philosophical analysis. It also affirms that we are indeed living in an age of resurgent spirituality. Myriad varieties are overflowing traditional

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Michael Löwy

rituals; labor was motivated by pleasure and the joy of producing, whether in housework, agriculture, or the crafts; social relations were based on mutual help and confidence; and spiritual life was inspired by Kultur , i.e., by religion, art, ethics, and philosophy. In contrast, the modern social world

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David Janssens

account; and whoever understands it, under- stands that a life which does not account for itself is not worth living for man. Thus, Socrates gives an answer to the question regarding the right way of life: raising the question regarding the right way of life - this alone is the right way of life·" (CAM

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Roman Katsman

detachment (created in crisis), but rather nonseparateness of the individual and the universal, of the living individual and of the world as a single unique individual. 39 In other words, the crisis is an essence of life. Being tragedy in its form, the crisis provides emotional purification and reunites

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Martina Urban

become di ff erent”—and thus to make a di ff erence—propels the individual to draw an existential connection between one’s personal history, God’s destiny, and the life of others. Motivated by a reli- gious consciousness, the “willing of culture” focused on the shaping of the world and existence in accord