by James Park
(ISBN: 978-0-89231-919-0; paperback)
(Library of Congress call number: BJ1481.P37 2007)
Table of Contents
Introduction: Can We Fulfill Ourselves? 2
Chapter 1 Money & Possessions 5
Chapter 2 Achievement 7
Chapter 3 Marriage 16
Chapter 4 Children 20
Chapter 5 Pleasure & Enjoyment 25
Chapter 6 Religion 30
Even if we have not explicitly formulated a philosophy of life,
we have already implicitly organized our lives
in the directions described in each of the chapters.
Any of these paths to happiness could extend indefinitely.
And usually, we follow several paths to fulfillment simultaneously,
sometimes giving greater emphasis to one or another.
However, the possibly-surprising
thesis of this book is that
none of these six paths ultimately leads to fulfillment.
We can certainly find relative happiness on each of these paths,
but ultimately fulfillment comes only in a way we do not expect.
exploring money, achievement, etc.)
shows how Existential Freedom—release from our Existential Malaise—
is much more fulfilling than anything we could achieve.
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AUTHOR: James Leonard Park
TITLE: In Quest of Fulfillment
SUBTITLE: Money, Achievement, Marriage, Children, Pleasure, & Religion
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CALL NUMBER: BJ1481.P37 2007)
NUMBER OF PAGES: 40
SIZE: 8-1/2 inches high X 5-1/2 inches wide X 3/16 inch thick.
PUBLISHER: Existential Books
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PUBLICATION DATE: 2007—2nd edition
BINDING: stapled chapbook
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Quest of Fulfillment
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