Quinn “The Meaning of Life According to Christianity”. (And some Anselm, Pascal and Aquinas). Anselm’s Argument (The Ontological Argument). (1) God exists in the understanding but not in reality. (Supposition)
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AM: Meaning achieved through (1) positive intrinsic value (the life is good for its own sake or one experiences things that are good for their own sakes?)
(2) On the whole good for the person who leads it
TM: Meaning achieved in a life that is good if it has some (1) Significant (to the person) achievable purpose and (2) The striving for the purpose is “performed with zest.” [The person really wants to do it and finds it satisfying.]
Because it gives a telelogical meaning: There is a purpose.
But there’s a problem with axiological meaning because some of the lives “appear not to be good on the whole for those who lead them.” (38) E..g, if you suffered and died like Jesus. The axiological meaning depends on an afterlife—you experience the good after you die (if you are a martyr, etc.).