Threats of Futility: Is Life Worth Living? Kurt Baier From: Volume 08, No. 3 Summer 1988 ShareTweet Kurt Baier Kurt Baier is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh and a member of the Academy of Humanism. He is former president of the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.