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What are some philosophical works that explore constructing meaning in life from an agnostic or atheist view?

I've been deeply suicidal for years, but it's gotten worse recently. I grew up Mormon, and last year I realized I couldn't believe in it anymore. I just couldn't; it would take too long to explain. I ...
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If suicide is the very serious philosophical problem, why doesn't "philosophy of suicide" have its own branch? [closed]

I don't mean Suicidology because that's science, not philosophy. I don't mean Ethics or Moral Philosophy because that's not 100% suicide. If suicide is veritably serious, why isn't it a separate ...
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was Camus right in saying 'There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.'?

I think he was saying 'What makes life worth living?'. I do think that's important, but aren't other questions 'serious' too? For me my topics I care about are meta/norm ethics, theology, metaphysics. ...
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