The greatest philosophical conundrum to face modern thinkers has been that of determining meaning in a world that is seemingly indifferent to our existence and sufferings. The Catholic intellectual tradition (CIT) has mustered some voices to the aid of the meaning-seeking descendants of apes in their quest to overcome the gloom. They don’t speak with one voice and emphasize different components, but the fault line that runs through them is mainly consistent. To live a meaningful and purposeful life requires a relationship with other human beings and with God.
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Walsh, Ed. "The Catholic Intellectual Tradition’s Riposte to Nihilism." Sacred Heart University Scholar, vol. 4, no.1, 2021, https://digitalcommons.sacredheart.edu/shuscholar/vol4/iss1/2