EUPRAXOPHIA n. 2
  Secular Humanist Magazine. Lima, 2001

What is the Meaning of Life?
ABSTRACTS

HAPINESS AS A SOCIAL PLEASURE (pp. 1-7)
Carmen Zavala
Happiness is lived by people through the others, it is not an isolated thing. Then its concept is a socio-cultural product.

LIFE IS TO BE LIVED NOW: A VITAL, PERSONAL HUMANISM (pp. 8-11)
Frederick Edwords
Many times we mistakenly postpone happiness and let it be conditioned by the others´ view. Humanism says we should plan our life because it is the only one that we have.

THE HUMAN LIFE: WHAT IS ITS PURPOSE? (pp. 12-26)
Manuel Abraham Paz y Miño
The meaning of an individual´s life is a product of several circunstances around its existence.

ETHICS AND MEANING OF LIFE (pp. 27-33)
Octavio Obando
The meaning of life was conditionated by religion until Modern times in the West. Social and political events influence on it and it has several levels. There are many kinds of it.

THE MEANING OF LIFE (pp. 34-55)
Paul Kurtz
Author claims: an ethics without God, life is worth to be lived, we should live well satisfaying our basic and spiritual needs with audacity, freedom and reason.

INTERVIEW WITH WALTER  LEDGARD by M.A. Paz y Miño
 (pp.56-58)

Book reviews by Víctor Montero (pp. 59-72) of:
How to enjoy better sex, love and marriage by M.A. Paz y Miño & Introduction to Humanism by F. Hiorth

Also: Statement # 2 and Years 2000-01 Debates of the Peruvian A-Religious Movement

To the former issue
To the next issue (not yet published)

To the main page of the PERUVIAN INSTITUTE OF APPLIED PHILOSOPHY

1