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This book—an introduction, three lectures, responses from four commentators, a reply by Scheffler—threatens to mislead in two respects. Some people will be disappointed, others relieved. So what does it do? Here there's a risk of being misled in another, and more important, way. Most users should sign in with their email address. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.
Don't have an account? Against Epicurus and Lucretius, it affirms the reasonableness of fearing death. Despite the reasonableness of fearing death, our confidence in our values depends far more on our confidence in the survival of other people after our deaths than it does on our confidence in our own survival. In fact, personal immortality would itself undermine such confidence. What is necessary to sustain our confidence in our values is that we should die and others should live. Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.
Death And The Afterlife. By Samuel Scheffler, Edited By Niko Kolodny. (Oxford: OUP, Pp. + x. Price £). This book—an introduction, three lectures.
Qty : Please note there is a week delivery period for this title. The Philosophy of Death Reader presents a collection of classic readings from across the centuries and the continents. Organised around central metaphysical questions from whether soul is immortal to what can experience death, it brings together pivotal readings from ancient, modern and contemporary philosophers. The twenty-four readings require no background in philosophy.
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Does it matter to us whether or not humankind continues to exist after we cease to be? And if so, why? Samuel Scheffler offers a number of speculative scenarios with which to aid our thinking about
Death and the Afterlife. We are all going to die, and the world will go on without us.
Samuel Scheffler maintains that this assumption plays a surprising—indeed astonishing—role in our lives. In certain important respects, the future existence of people who are as yet unborn matters more to us than our own continued existence and the continued existence of those we love. Without the expectation that humanity has a future, many of the things that now matter to us would cease to do so. By cont
ГЛАВА 100 Халохот бежал по лестнице Гиральды, перепрыгивая через две ступеньки. Свет внутрь проникал через маленькие амбразуры-окна, расположенные по спирали через каждые сто восемьдесят градусов. Он в ловушке. Дэвид Беккер умрет. Халохот поднимался вверх с пистолетом в руке, прижимаясь вплотную к стене на тот случай, если Беккер попытается напасть на него сверху.
Фонтейну нужно было какое-то прикрытие - на всякий случай, - и он принял необходимые меры. ГЛАВА 113 - Ни в коем случае! - крикнул мужчина с короткой стрижкой, глядя в камеру.