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The future of immortality and other essays for a nuclear age

Author: Robert Jay Lifton
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1987.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lifton, Robert Jay, 1926-
Future of immortality and other essays for a nuclear age.
New York : Basic Books, ©1987
(OCoLC)568397781
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Jay Lifton
ISBN: 0465025978 9780465025978
OCLC Number: 14414112
Description: x, 305 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The future of immortality --
Part I : In extremis --
Is Hiroshima our text? --
Vietnam --
beyond atrocity --
The postwar war --
Medicalized killing in Auschwitz --
"Decent" people and evil projects --
The inability to mourn : Alexander and Margarete Mitscherlich --
Part II : Imagining the end --
The new psychology of human survival --
The nuclear illusion --
Beyond the nuclear end --
Prophetic survivors --
Part III : Reflections --
Dreaming well : frontiers of form --
Doubling : the Faustian bargain --
Cults : religious totalism and civil liberties --
Suicide : the quest for a future --
The concept of the survivor --
The survivor as creator --
Art and the imagery of extinction --
Toward a nuclear age ethos.
Responsibility: Robert Jay Lifton.

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