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PhD Student in Philosophy of Art, Department of Art Study, Faculty of Art, Islamic Azad University, Central Branch, Tehran, Iran
Assistant Prof. in Department of Art Study, Faculty of Art, Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research (ACECR), Tehran, Iran (Corresponding Author)
Prof. in Department of Art Study, Faculty of Art, Islamic Azad University, Central Branch, Tehran, Iran
SUBJECT AND OBJECTIVES: Contemporary human, despite reaching the peak of development and enjoying significant scientific, advancements, do not seem particularly satisfied and content. The destructiveness of time, the fear of death, and the brevity of life are among the factors that contribute to the emergence of disillusionment and the proliferation of nihilistic thoughts in the modern world. The constant pursuit of material gains has failed to address deeper existential concerns. Therefore, there is a growing need to explore the profound aspects of life, such as the search for meaning and the quest for personal fulfillment, in order to alleviate existential pains and enhance the overall quality of human existence. In this regard, the main subject and objective of the present research are focused on the issue of life's meaningfulness and human longevity by finding tangible solutions to existential pains, improving the meaning and values of their lives.
METHOD AND FINDING: This research, with an Analytical-Descriptive approach to examine the philosophical and existential theories of Ludwig Wittgenstein, particularly focusing on his early philosophy and exploring the constitutive components of meaning from his perspective in human life.
CONCLUSION: The results of this research emphasize the importance of two fundamental elements, Aesthetics and Ethics, with a special emphasis on the metaphysical subject's eternal perspective, in creating a meaningful and purposeful life. These two components are considered as the highest means of expressing the real values of life and a solution for overcoming its challenges and difficulties, guiding humans towards a meaningful life.
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