Bibliographic Details

The philosophy of death / Steven Luper.

Author / Creator Luper, Steven.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 253 pages)
Language English
Subject Death.
Death -- Moral and ethical aspects.
PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Humanism.
Death.
Death -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Tod
Philosophie
Tötung
Ethik
Tod.
Philosophie.
Ethik.
Döden -- etik och moral.
Dödens mening.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11829663
ISBN 9781139129602
1139129600
0511593805
9780511593802
9780511627231
0511627238
9780521882491
0521882494
9780521709125
0521709121
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-231) and index.
Summary This work is a discussion of the basic philosophical issues concerning death, and a critical introduction to the relevant contemporary philosophical literature.
Other form Print version: Luper, Steven. Philosophy of death. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009 9780521882491
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