Death and Life

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Algora Publishing, 2007 - Social Science - 192 pages
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This erudite reflection strikes home as baby-boomers watch their parents fade (leaving them next in line) and find it hard to go on ignoring the reality of death. It is within our human nature to turn our minds away from death: we focus on our life choic
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 THE ENCOUNTER WITH DEATH
11
CHAPTER 2 THE FORGETFULNESS OF LIFE
49
CHAPTER 3 SUICIDE
85
CHAPTER 4 THE ENCOUNTER WITH LIFE
115
CHAPTER 5 LIVING IN THE FACE OF DEATH
159
Notes
177
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Paul Fairfield is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Queen's University, Canada.

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