Dr. Bart Engelen

I am an Associate Professor in philosophy at the Tilburg Center for Moral Philosophy, Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS) at Tilburg University (The Netherlands).

"Perhaps it's ridiculous to take ourselves so seriously.

On the other hand, if we can't help taking ourselves so seriously, perhaps we just have to put up with being ridiculous.

Life may be not only meaningless but absurd."

 

Thomas Nagel (1987), What Does It All Mean?