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Imprint:Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2001.
Description:xvii, 192 p. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:Boston University studies philosophy and religion ; v. 22
Subject:Death -- Religious aspects.
Immortality (Philosophy)
Death -- Religious aspects.
Immortality (Philosophy)
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4443621
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Other authors / contributors:Rouner, Leroy S.
ISBN:0268031606 (cloth : alk. paper)
0268031614 (paper : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Leroy S. Rouner
  • Pt. I. Life, Death, and the Christian Hope
  • A Short While towards the Sun / Rita Rainsford Rouner
  • Death and the Believer: The End Is Where We Start From / Peter John Gomes
  • Is There Life after Death? / Jurgen Moltmann
  • Pt. II. Death and Immortality in Various Cultures
  • If I Should Die before I Am Awakened: Buddhist Reflections on Death / Malcolm David Eckel
  • A Rose for the Buddha: In Response to David Eckel / Brian W. Jorgensen
  • Why People in Stories Choose Mortality When They Could Have Immortality / Wendy Doniger
  • Pt. III. The Philosophy of Life and the Problem of Immortality
  • The Vague Hope of Immortality / John Lachs
  • "This Tablet, Which Itself Will Quickly Perish" / Aaron V. Garrett
  • Metaphorical Immortality: Some Platonic Reflections / David L. Roochnik
  • The Meanings of Life / David Schmidtz.