Philosophy to-day essays on recent developments in the field of philosophy. by Edward L. Schaub

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This is when we look for help. Help may come in different forms but nothing compares to the comfort of reading a good philosophy book or a religious book. A good philosophical book will help in expanding your perspectives, helping you find out the bigger meaning of life.

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