Socrates, Lucretius, Camus: Two Philosophical Traditions on Death

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Edwin Mellen Press, 2001 - Philosophy - 519 pages
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The present essay attempts to do something that has not been done in the recent literature concerning death, namely, to link reasons for attitudes towards death to reasons for different metaphysical postions on human being and the place of human being in the universe. Most recent discussions of death either place the topic directly in the context of nothing more than ethical considerations continued on the next page.

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Overcoming Death Socrates and His Successors
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Fred Wilson is currently a Professor at the University of Toronto.

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