What is death and why does it matter the knowledge of our finitude affect Does death destroy the meaningfulness lives that never ended be eternally Can death really be an evil if, after exist as subjects of goods or evils? questions are addressed in Geoffrey draws upon a wide variety of philosophical sources to offer an up-to-date and of some of the major ethical and concerning death and dying.
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