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Beyond time : ideas of the great philosophers on eternal existence and immortality

Author: Charles J Caes
Publisher: Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©1985.
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This book is designed as a survey of classical ideas on eternity and immortality and as an introduction to the works of some of the great philosophers, men such as Kant, Aquinas, Augustine, Aristotle. It is not intended to be a complete history of all the philosophy on these two subjects but a collection of the foremost writings and ideas not ordinarily available to the reader unless he or she has the time to  Read more...
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Caes, Charles J.
Beyond time.
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, ©1985
(OCoLC)565269603
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Caes
ISBN: 0819149330 9780819149336 0819149349 9780819149343
OCLC Number: 12370811
Description: iii, 133 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Concepts of eternity --
The eternalness of God --
Between time and eternity --
The soul in time and eternity --
The nature and immortality of the soul --
The teleological argument for immortality --
On life and death and good and evil --
The spiritual connection --
The religious arguments --
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This book is designed as a survey of classical ideas on eternity and immortality and as an introduction to the works of some of the great philosophers, men such as Kant, Aquinas, Augustine, Aristotle. It is not intended to be a complete history of all the philosophy on these two subjects but a collection of the foremost writings and ideas not ordinarily available to the reader unless he or she has the time to consult many separate volumes of material.

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