Death

Yale University Press (2012)
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Shelly Kagan
Yale University
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Thinking about death -- Dualism vs. physicalism -- Arguments for the existence of the soul -- Descartes' argument -- Plato on the immortality of the soul -- Personal identity -- Choosing between the theories -- The nature of death -- Two surprising claims about death -- The badness of death -- Immortality -- The value of life -- Other aspects of death -- Living in the face of death -- Suicide -- Conclusion: an invitation.
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Call number BD444.K26 2012
ISBN(s) 9780300180848   0300180845   9780300183429
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