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Death and the afterlife

Author: Samuel Scheffler; Niko Kolodny; Harry Frankfurt; Seana Shiffrin; Susan Wolf
Publisher: New York, N.Y. Oxford University Press 2016
Series: The Berkeley Tanner lectures, 2016: 2
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

We normally take it for granted that other people will live on after we ourselves have died. Even if we do not believe in a personal afterlife in which we survive our own deaths, we assume that there  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Scheffler; Niko Kolodny; Harry Frankfurt; Seana Shiffrin; Susan Wolf
ISBN: 9780190469177 019046917X 9780199982509 0199982503
OCLC Number: 1050079839
Description: 210 p.
Contents: List of ContributorsAcknowledgmentsSamuel SchefflerIntroductionNiko KolodnyDeath and the AfterlifeSamuel SchefflerLecture One: The Afterlife (Part I)Lecture Two: The Afterlife (Part II)Lecture Three: Fear, Death, and ConfidenceComments and RepliesThe Significance of DoomsdaySusan WolfHow the Afterlife MattersHarry G. FrankfurtPreserving the Valued or Preserving Valuing?Seana Valentine ShiffrinThat I Should Die and Others LiveNiko Kolodny Death, Value, and the Afterlife: ResponsesSamuel SchefflerIndex
Series Title: The Berkeley Tanner lectures, 2016: 2
Other Titles: Death & the afterlife
Responsibility: Samuel Scheffler; Niko Kolodny [edit.]; Harry Frankfurt [contributor]; Seana Shiffrin [contributor]; Susan Wolf [contributor].


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