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Unformatted text preview: Internal purpose: the goal(s) which a human seeks to reach • Actual: what a human being actually pursues • Ideal: what a human being ought to pursue Link between external and internal purpose? • “The meaning of life”: the (worthwhile) external purpose of human existence that we ought to pursue as our internal purpose • But… o Is there a worthwhile external purpose of life? o Do all lives have the same external purpose? o Ought we be pursuing our external purpose as our internal purpose? • 00:17 • 00:17 •...
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- Spring '09
- Meaning of life, External purpose