James Park Our
Loneliness, Depression, Anxiety, & Death
(Minneapolis, MN: www.existentialbooks.com, 2006—5th edition)
Ch. 4 "Existential Meaninglessness" p. 69-75.
More information about Our Existential Predicament
is available on the Internet,
including about 10% of the pages of the book:
Here the chapter on meaninglessness is called:
The Collapse of 'Meanings' and Illusions
Because this is the shortest chapter of Our Existential Predicament,
it is presented in its entirety on the Internet.
This provides a flavor of the other chapters,
which explore the same problem from 10 other perspectives.
If you would like to know more about
this existential approach,
read some of the books in the Existential Spirituality Bibliography:
you might be interested in an ongoing discussion
of themes related to existential meaninglessness,
have a look at this Yahoo group, called the Existential Freedom Group:
This is a modest
group at present,
but it can grow as new people discover it.
If you are looking for the meaning of life,
this group of kindred spirits might be helpful.
In 2009, a Facebook Page was established with a somewhat wider scope.
It is called "Existential Spirituality".
Go to http://www.facebook.com
and search for "Existential Spirituality".
Go to the Existential Spirituality page.
Go to the EXISTENTIALISM page.