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Staying Alive : the Varieties of Immortality.

Author: Jason K Swedene
Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the desire to live forever, which manifests itself in many forms. The author's self-expressed 'aim has been, simply, to write a readable book that will afford the reader an increased sensitivity to the many ways the desire for immortality has shaped history, philosophy, art, and literature.'
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Swedene, Jason K.
Staying Alive : The Varieties of Immortality.
Lanham : University Press of America, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason K Swedene
ISBN: 9780761847595 0761847596
OCLC Number: 854969041
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (162 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter One: Death; Chapter Two: Love; Chapter Three: Fame; Chapter Four: Creativity and Legacy; Chapter Five: Spiritual Immortality: Personal Immortality 1; Chapter Six: Earthly Immortality: Personal Immortality 2; Chapter Seven: Merging with the Enduring; Appendix; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.

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