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Socrates, Lucretius, Camus : two philosophical traditions on death

Author: Fred Wilson
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2001.
Series: Studies in the history of philosophy (Lewiston, N.Y.), v. 62.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This monograph links reasons for attitudes toward death to reasons for different metaphysical positions on the human being and the place of the human being in the universe. The discussion is  Read more...

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Wilson, Fred, 1937-
Socrates, Lucretius, Camus.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)988917157
Named Person: Socrates.; Titus Lucretius Carus; David Hume; Albert Camus; Socrate.; Lucrc̈e.; David Hume; Albert Camus; Albert Camus; David Hume; Titus Lucretius Carus; Socrates.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Wilson
ISBN: 0773473696 9780773473690 088946300X 9780889463004
OCLC Number: 46472292
Description: xii, 519 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface / T. Penelhulm --
Prefatory Remarks / W. Sweet --
Prefatory Remarks / Peter Loptson --
Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. Where Death Is, I Am Not: Lucretius --
Ch. 3. Overcoming Death: Socrates and His Successors --
Ch. 4. The Epicurean Reply: Hume --
Ch. 5. The Pursuit of Value in a Meaningless World: Camus --
Ch. 6. Conclusions.
Series Title: Studies in the history of philosophy (Lewiston, N.Y.), v. 62.
Responsibility: Fred Wilson.

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