Todd May is Class of 1941 Memorial Professor of the Humanities at Clemson University. He is the author of many books, including Friendship in an Age of Economics, Contemporary Movements and the Thought of Jacques Ranci re, and Death.
"May's book is a thoughtful, widely accessible, and comprehensive account of meaning in life. . . . As someone well acquainted with work on life's meaning composed by professional philosophers, I have profited from reading May's book, especially his discussion of what can confer (substantial) meaning on a person's life. I especially recommend his work in virtue of it being a 'good read', avoiding technicalities and reflecting on everyday examples with insight. It would be ideal to assign for an upper-level undergraduate course or to share as a gift with reflective friends and family outside the academy."--Barry Schwartz, author of The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less "Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews"