Consequentialism about Meaning in Life

Utilitas 27 (4):445-459 (2015)
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What is it for a life to be meaningful? In this article, I defend what I call Consequentialism about Meaning in Life, the view that one's life is meaningful at time t just in case one's surviving at t would be good in some way, and one's life was meaningful considered as a whole just in case the world was made better in some way for one's having existed
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Meaningfulness and Time.Antti Kauppinen - 2012 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 84 (2):345-377.
Welfarism in Moral Theory.Moore, Andrew & Crisp, Roger

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Anti-Meaning and Why It Matters.Campbell, Stephen M. & Nyholm, Sven
The Meaning of Life, Equality and Eternity.Persson, Ingmar & Savulescu, Julian

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