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Unformatted text preview: Ineffability (metaphysical claim) o Vs. Unknowable (epistemological claim) Tolstoys Confession: Four Interrelated Themes 1. The reality of suffering 2. The inevitability of death 3. The meaning of life 4. The existence of God Questions when reading Tolstoys Confession: 1. How does the reality of death/suffering lead to a problem about lifes meaning? 2. What is the connection for Tolstoy between Gods existence/character and meaning? 3. What kind of meaning is he longing for? a. Is he looking for merely an intellectual explanation or answer?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor Bergeron during the Fall '10 term at Loyola Chicago.
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