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The Oxford handbook of the philosophy of death

Author: Ben Bradley; Fred Feldman; Jens Johansson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Series: Oxford handbooks in philosophy
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This handbook consists of 21 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, and the wrongness of killing.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford handbook of the philosophy of death.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012009021
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Bradley; Fred Feldman; Jens Johansson
ISBN: 0199971366 9780199971367
OCLC Number: 829978669
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 502 pages) : illustrations.
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 Berstrom --
Death in Socrates, Plato, and Artistotle / Gareth B. Matthews --
When death is there, we are not : epicurus on pleasure and death / Phillip Mitsis --
ch. 9. 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 Draer --
Retroactive harms and wrongs / Steven Luper --
Immortality / John Martin Fischer --
The Madropulos 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 / Torbjorn Tannsjo.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks in philosophy
Responsibility: edited by Ben Bradley, Fred Feldman, and Jens Johansson.
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