In this newly updated volume, thinkers such as M. Scott Peck, Niccolo Machiavelli, Paul Kurtz, and Pema Chodron offer readers an engaging overview of humanity's perennial investigation into the meaning of life. Chapters include: How Do Religions Give Life Meaning? What Motivates Moral Behavior? What Principles Should Guide Our Lives?
An analysis of the purpose of work in people's lives demonstrates how work operates in American culture and how everyday people can find happiness in the workplace, explaining the importance of career goals.