Immortality and the philosophy of death /

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Imprint:London ; Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield International, [2016]
Description:xiv, 243 pages ; 23 cm
Language:English
Subject:Death.
Immortality.
Death.
Immortality.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10489529
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Other authors / contributors:Cholbi, Michael, editor.
ISBN:9781783483839
1783483830
9781783483846
1783483849
9781783483853
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Is Death Bad for Those That Die?
  • 1. Victims
  • 2. Reconsidering Categorical Desire Views
  • 3. Epicureanism, Extrinsic Badness, and Prudence
  • 4. Lucretius and the Fear of Death
  • 5. The Harms of Death
  • 6. Seeds: On Personal Identity and the Resurrection
  • Part II. Living With Death
  • 7. Fearing Death as Fearing the Loss of One's Life: Lessons from Alzheimer's Disease
  • 8. Constructing Death as a Form of Failure: Addressing Mortality in a Neoliberal Age
  • 9. Love and Death
  • 10. Learning to be Dead: The Narrative Problem of Mortality
  • 11. Love and Death: The Problem of Resilience
  • Part III. The Value of an Immortal Life
  • 12. Immortality, Identity, and Desirability
  • 13. Resources for Overcoming the Boredom of Immortality in Fischer and Kierkegaard
  • 14. Immortality and the Exhaustibility of Value
  • Index
  • About the Contributors