The Pragmatic Theory Of Ataraxia

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What is my purpose? Since I’ve known how to talk, read, and write I’ve longed to know what my purpose in my existence is. I guess you can say, I’m looking for freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety. In other words I am searching for what will help me achieve Ataraxia. This concept has been derived from the Greek philosophers. However, my personal Ataraxia has longed for the answer to God’s existence. The philosophies I will entail within my research paper are; The Pragmatic Theory, Skepticism, existence precedes essence, and the problem with God’s existence. The Pragmatic Theory is conceived by Williams James and to summarize; A is true if and only statement “A” is true works. A must correspond with our beliefs and correspond with

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