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Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions
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Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions (Paperback)

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In Life, Death, and Meaning, David Benatar offers a distinctive collection of readings designed to introduce undergraduates and lay readers to the key existential questions of philosophy: Do our lives have meaning? Is death something to be feared? Would it be better to be immortal? Classic and contemporary essays consider such questions as the meaning of life, creating people, death, suicide, immortality, and optimism and pessimism. These key readings are supplemented with helpful introductions, study questions, and suggestions for further reading, making the material accessible and interesting for students. In short, the book provides a singular introduction to the way that philosophy has dealt with the big questions of life that we are all tempted to ask.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social Sciences Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 01/09/2004 ISBN-13: 9780742533684  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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David Benatar is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa

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