Bibliographic Details

The metaphysics and ethics of death : new essays / [edited by] James Stacey Taylor.

Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Description xii, 271 pages ; 25 cm
Language English
Subject Death.
Death.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/9626024
Other authors / contributors Taylor, James Stacey, 1970- editor of compilation.
ISBN 9780199751136 (alk. paper)
0199751137 (alk. paper)
9780199315543 (updf)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • 1. Introduction
  • Section 1. Classical Approaches to Death and their Critics
  • 2. The Damage of Death: Incomplete Arguments and False Consolations
  • 3. The Harm of Death in Cicero's First Tusculan Disputation
  • 4. Epicurus on the Value of Death
  • Section 2. Death and the Value of Death
  • 5. The Evil of Death One More Time: Parallels between Time and Space
  • 6. Adaptation
  • 7. Death and Desires
  • 8. Kripke's Moses
  • 9. Concepts of Value and Ideas about Death
  • Section 3. Posthumous Harm
  • 10. The Vulnerability of the Dead
  • 11. Welfare and Harm after Death
  • Section 4. Death and Bioethics
  • 12. Doing Posthumous Harm
  • 13. Suicide: A Qualified Defense
  • 14. Brain Injury and Survival
  • Index