Open Journal of Philosophy 8 (4):343-354 (2018)

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Ivan William Kelly
University of Saskatchewan
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Philosophers often focus on topics such as death and old age, and much less on other stages of life. The British-American philosopher Kienan Setiya (2017) has recently taken on the topic of middle age from a philosophical perspective and offered suggestions for dealing with the angst often associated with mid-age. His suggestions are based on both his own experiences and practical thoughts based on his readings of other philosophers during their mid-life periods. My own contribution is to describe his thoughts and add a few observations of my own.
Keywords Middle age, meaning of life, angst, middle age crisis
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DOI 10.4236/ojpp.2018.84024
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