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Death

Author: Shelly Kagan
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2012.
Series: The open Yale courses series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is one thing we can be sure of: we are all going to die. But once we accept that fact, the questions begin. This book examines the myriad questions that arise when we confront the meaning of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelly Kagan
ISBN: 9780300180848 0300180845
OCLC Number: 829065084
Description: ix, 376 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Thinking about death --
Dualism vs. physicalism --
Arguments for the existence of the soul --
Descartes' argument --
Plato on the immortality of the soul --
Personal identity --
Choosing between the theories --
The nature of death --
Two surprising claims about death --
The badness of death --
Immortality --
The value of life --
Other aspects of death --
Living in the face of death --
Suicide --
Conclusion: an invitation.
Series Title: The open Yale courses series
Responsibility: Shelly Kagan.
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