Consequentialism about Meaning in Life

(2015) Consequentialism about Meaning in Life. Utilitas, 27 (4). 445 - 459.

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<jats:p>What is it for a life to be meaningful? In this article, I defend what I call <jats:italic>Consequentialism about Meaning in Life</jats:italic> (or <jats:italic>CML</jats:italic> for short), the view that (1) one's life is meaningful at time <jats:italic>t</jats:italic> just in case one's surviving at <jats:italic>t</jats:italic> would be good in some way, and (2) one's life was meaningful <jats:italic>considered as a whole</jats:italic> just in case the world was (or will be) made better in some way for one's having existed.</jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2018 10:08
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2021 16:10
DOI: 10.1017/s095382081500014x