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Life and death : metaphysics and ethics / editors, Peter A. French, Howard K. Wettstein.

Publication:
Boston, MA : Blackwell Publishers, c2000.
Series:
Midwest studies in philosophy; v. 24.
Midwest studies in philosophy
Format/Description:
Book
254 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Life.
Death.
Contents:
Metaphysics as prolegomenon to ethics / Joel Kupperman
The meaning of life / John Kekes
In defense of a common ideal for a human life / E.M. Adams
Can the dead really be buried? / Palle Yourgrau
Later death/earlier birth / Christopher Belshaw
Death and the psychological conception of personal identity / Jon Martin Fischer and Daniel Speak
Thick and thin selves: reply to Fischer and Speak / Frederik Kaufman
The termination thesis / Fred Feldman
The evil of death revisited / Harry S. Silverstein
Death and asymmetries in normative appraisals / Ishtiyaque Haji
Appraising death in human life: two modes of valuation / Stephen E. Rosenbaum
"For now have I my death": the "duty to die" versus the duty to help the ill stay alive / Felicia Ackerman
Taking life and the argument from potentiality / Roy W. Perrett
Privatizing death: metaphysical discouragements of ethical thinking / John Woods
Justification for killing noncombatants in war / F.M. Kamm
Capital punishment and the sanctity of life / Philip E. Devine
Aesthetics: the need for a theory / Mary Mothersill.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
French, Peter A.
Wettstein, Howard K.
ISBN:
063121593X
063121691X
0631221514
OCLC:
44701136
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