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What is the meaning of life according to philosophy?

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Our existential angst seems to be the curse of our intelligence. The theories of existentialism, nihilism and absurdism explore the problem of human existence; and converge on the idea that life has no inherent meaning. All three philosophies approach the problem differently.

Our existential angst seems to be the curse of our intelligence. The theories of existentialism, nihilism and absurdism explore the problem of human existence; and converge on the idea that life has no inherent meaning. All three philosophies approach the problem differently.

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The three theories questioning the meaning of life.

The three theories questioning the meaning of life.

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Nietzsche's Nihilism

Nietzsche's Nihilism

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Sartre's Existentialism

Sartre's Existentialism

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Camus' Absurdism

Camus' Absurdism

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In conclusion

In conclusion

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