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Rudolph Eucken

A Philosophy of Life

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Author: Abel J. Jones
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,445 / 88 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.9
LoC Category: B
Downloads: 469
Added to site: 2005.02.22
mnybks.net#: 9691
Genre: Philosophy
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ch a basis, but the five chosen for discussion can, and have to some extent, posed as complete theories of life, upon which a system of life can be built.

Has Religion solved the question? If it has, then it must have done so in that which must be considered its highest form--in Christianity. Christianity has attempted the solution by placing stress upon a higher invisible world, a world in sharp contrast with the mere world of sense, and far superior to it. It unites life to a supernatural world, and raises mankind above the level of the natural world. It has brought out with great clearness the contrast between the higher world and the world of sin, and has shown the need for a break with the evil in the world. It has given to man a belief in freedom, and in the necessity for a complete change of heart. It has proved a source of deliverance from the feeling, of guilt, and a comfort in suffering. Indeed, considering all the facts, there seems to be no doubt that, of all the solutions offered, rel

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