|Statement||Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel ; translated by Richard A. Lynch|
|LC Classifications||B2431 .T4613 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 331 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||331|
|ISBN 10||0231147783, 023151963X|
|ISBN 10||9780231147781, 9780231519632|
|LC Control Number||2010042797|
The Philosophy of Death is a lively and engaging discussion of the basic philosophical issues concerning death, and a critical introduction to the relevant contemporary philosophical literature. It ranges over many questions about those who die, about the nature of death, and about the permissibility or Cited by: This phenomenon, whether valorized or condemned, has been understood as the death of philosophy. Tracing this pattern from Quine to Rorty, from Heidegger to Levinas and Habermas, Thomas-Fogiel reveals the self-contradiction at the core of their claims while also carving an alternative path through self-reference. Books shelved as philosophy-of-death: Death: A Philosophy Course by Shelly Kagan, Death and Mortality in Contemporary Philosophy by Bernard N. Schumacher. Since the question specifies it can be fictional work The last book in His Dark Materials (Phillip Pullman) series deals with death in a very beautiful way (to me). It depicts death as a companion, your death is born with you and follows you a.
But philosophy need only be rational, not verifiable. But when is the question of death philosophical? When rather than about the death of the body (which is a question for natural science), we are asking about whether there is an afterlife, which is not an empirical question, although it is a rational question. In philosophy "What is death?". A Matter of Life and Death in Socratic Philosophy. the shared grieving of the collective family in Book V (a–e), and the Book X passage about the decent person’s measured grief (e. In Philosophy, Science and Method: Essays in Honor of Ernest Nagel. Edited by Sidney Morgenbesser, Patrick Suppes and Morton White. New York: St. Matrin’s Press, pp. Feldman, Fred. “The Enigma of Death.” In Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of Nature and Value of Death. Oxford: Oxford University Press. The Dialogues (Gorgias, Meno, Theatetus, Sophist, Symposium, Phaedrus, Timaeus, The Republic) – Plato. “Plato, the greatest philosopher of ancient Greece, was born in Athens in or B.C.E. to an aristocratic family. He studied under Socrates, who appears as a character in many of his dialogues. He attended Socrates’ trial and that.
The Philosophy of Death is a lively and engaging discussion of the basic philosophical issues concerning death, and a critical introduction to the relevant contemporary philosophical literature. It ranges over many questions about those who die, about the nature of death, and about the permissibility or otherwise of killing/5(4). The Denial of Death is a work of psychology and philosophy by the cultural anthropologist Ernest Becker, in which the author builds on the works of Søren Kierkegaard, Sigmund Freud, Norman O. Brown and Otto Rank. It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in Author: Ernest Becker. There is one thing we can be sure of: we are all going to die. But once we accept that fact, the questions begin. In this thought-provoking book, philosophy professor Shelly Kagan examines the myriad questions that arise when we confront the meaning of mortality. Do we have reason to believe in the existence of immortal souls? Or should we accept an account according to which people are just Reviews: 1. Your next choice, Causing Death and Saving Lives by the English philosopher Jonathan Glover, is another work on moral philosophy. When I was an undergraduate, this book made me think philosophy was really worth studying. It showed me that philosophy isn’t nitpicking or school debating societies, but rather a subject that gets right to the heart of what matters.