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The Oxford handbook of philosophy of death

Author: Ben Bradley
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2015, cop. 2013.
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This Handbook consists of 21 new 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,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Filozofski vidik
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Bradley
ISBN: 9780195388923 0195388925 9780190271459 0190271450
OCLC Number: 974923914
Description: XII, 502 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Philosophy of Death ; Ben Bradley, Fred Feldman, Jens Johansson ; 1. When Do Things Die? ; Cody Gilmore ; 2. Death and the Disintegration of Personality ; Fred Feldman ; 3. The Person and the Corpse ; Eric Olson ; 4. Personal Identity and the Survival of Death ; Dean Zimmerman ; 5. The Evil of Death: What Can Metaphysics Contribute? ; Theodore Sider ; 6. Death and Eternal Recurrence ; Lars Bergstrom ; 7. Death in Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle ; Gareth B. Matthews ; 8. When Death Is There, We Are Not: Epicurus on Pleasure and Death ; Phillip Mitsis ; 9. The Badness of Death and the Goodness of Life ; John Broome ; 10. The Symmetry Problem ; Roy Sorensen ; 11. The Timing Problem ; Jens Johansson ; 12. Death, Value, and Desire ; Christopher Belshaw ; 13.Death and Rational Emotion ; Kai Draper ; 14. Retroactive Harms and Wrongs ; Steven Luper ; 15. Immortality ; John Martin Fischer ; 16. The Makropulos Case Revisited: Reflections on Immortality and Agency ; Connie Rosati ; 17. The Wrongness of Killing and the Badness of Death ; Matthew Hanser ; 18. Abortion and Death ; Don Marquis ; 19. The Morality of Killing in War ; Frances Kamm ; 20. The Significance of Death for Animals ; Alastair Norcross ; 21. Capital Punishment ; Torbjorn Tannsjo ; Index
Other Titles: Philosophy of death
Responsibility: edited by Ben Bradley, Fred Feldman, Jens Johansson.


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As a collection on cutting-edge work in metaphysics of death and, to a lesser extent, related ethical issues, this is a solid collection that both engages recent debates and furnishes multiple Read more...

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