Titolo: The Role of Death in Life: A ...
Casa editrice: Cascade Books
Data di pubblicazione: 2015
Legatura: Soft cover
Condizione libro: Used
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Riassunto: The relation between life and death is a subject of perennial relevance for all human beings--and indeed, the whole world and the entire universe, in as much as, according to the saying of ancient Greek philosophy, all things that come into being pass away. Yet it is also a topic of increasing complexity, for life and death now appear to be more intertwined than previously or commonly thought. Moreover, the relation between life and death is also one of increasing urgency, as through the twin phenomena of an increase in longevity unprecedented in human history and the rendering of death, dying, and the dead person all but invisible, people living in the industrialized and post-industrialized Western world of today have lost touch with the reality of death. This radically new situation, and predicament, has implications--medical, ethical, economic, philosophical, and, not least, theological--that have barely begun to be addressed. This volume gathers together essays by a distinguished and diverse group of scientists, theologians, philosophers, and health practitioners, originally presented in a symposium sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation.
Dr. Jeffrey Paul Bishop
Dr. Douglas James Davies
Dr. Emmanuel Falque
Dr. Alexei V. Filippenko
Dr. Christina M. Gschwandtner
Dr. Daniel B. Hinshaw
Dr. Luc Jaeger
Dr. Henry L. Novello
Dr. Gregory J. Velicer
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