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Philosophy and death

Philosophy and death

introductory readings

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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Samantha Brennan and Robert J. Stainton.
    ContributionsBrennan, Samantha., Stainton, Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD444 .P488 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 398 p. ;
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24037910M
    ISBN 101551119021
    ISBN 109781551119021
    LC Control Number2009504392


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The important point (in my view) is that any thought about what death is, is metaphysics (death is a question without answer), i.e. speculation rather than knowledge. In other words -- i.e. in Socrates' words -- to think you know what death is, is.

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