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Author Kagan, Shelly.
Title Death / Shelly Kagan.
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  BD444 .K26 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 376 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The open Yale courses series
Open Yale courses series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Subject Death.
ISBN 9780300180848 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0300180845 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 759174181