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The Oxford handbook of philosophy of death

Author: Ben Bradley; Fred Feldman; Jens Johansson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Series: Oxford handbooks in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Handbook consists of 21 new essays on the nature and value of death, the relevance of the metaphysics of time and personal identity for questions about death, the desirability of immortality,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Bradley; Fred Feldman; Jens Johansson
ISBN: 9780195388923 0195388925
OCLC Number: 784123741
Description: xii, 502 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction : philosophy of death / Ben Bradley, Fred Feldman, and Jens Johansson --
When do things die? / Cody Gilmore --
Death and the disintegration of personality / Fred Feldman --
The person and the corpse / Eric R. Olson --
Personal identity and the survival of death / Dean Zimmerman --
The evil of death : what can metaphysics contribute? / Theodore Sider --
Death and Eternal recurrence / Lars Bergström --
Death in Socrates, Plato, and Artistotle / Gareth B. Matthews --
When death is there, we are not : Epicurus on pleasure and death / Phillip Mitsis --
The badness of death and the goodness of life / John Broome --
The symmetry problem / Roy Sorensen --
The timing problem / Jens Johansson --
Death, value, and desire / Christopher Belshaw --
Death and rational emotion / Kai Draper --
Retroactive harms and wrongs / Steven Luper --
Immortality / John Martin Fischer --
The Makropulos case revisited : reflections on immortality and agency / Connie S. Rosati --
The wrongness of killing and the badness of death / Matthew Hanser --
Abortion and death / Don Marquis --
The morality of killing in war : some traditional and nontraditional views / F.M. Kamm --
The significance of death for animals / Alastair Norcross --
Capital punishment / Torbjörn Tännsjö.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks in philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Ben Bradley, Fred Feldman, and Jens Johansson.
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