Well-being and death [electronic resource] / Ben Bradley.
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- Well-being & death
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2009.
1 online resource (221 p.)
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- Well-Being and Death addresses philosophical questions about death and the good life: what makes a life go well? Is death bad for the one who dies? How is this possible if we go out of existence when we die? Is it worse to die as an infant or as a young adult? Is it bad for animals and fetuses to die? Can the dead be harmed? Is there any way to make death less bad for us? Ben Bradley defends the following views: pleasure, rather than achievement or the satisfactionof desire, is what makes life go well; death is generally bad for its victim, in virtue of depriving the victim of more of a good l
- Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; 1. Well-Being; 2. The Evil of Death; 3. Existence and Time; 4. Does Psychology Matter?; 5. Can Death be Defeated?; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -189) and index.
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