Living In The Light Of Death

Author: Frank Scalambrino
Publisher: Magister Ludi Press
ISBN: 9780998870403
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By developing an Eastern existential understanding of death from the perspective of Zen Buddhism, Bushidō (the Way of the Samurai), and Japanese haiku poets, this book articulates an ethics of sincerity between the contemplative-meditation ...

Author: Yoel Hoffmann
Publisher: The National Academies
ISBN: 9780804831796
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"A wonderful introduction the Japanese tradition of jisei, this volume is crammed with exquisite, spontaneous verse and pity, often hilarious, descriptions of the eccentric and committed monastics who wrote the poems." —Tricycle: The ...

Life Death Meaning

Author: David Benatar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442201705
Size: 47.64 MB
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Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic?

The A Z Of Death And Dying Social Medical And Cultural Aspects

Author: Michael John Brennan
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440803447
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However, we should also recognize that there is also a long tradition of Eastern
philosophy, for example, Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism. In addition, we
need to be aware that the work of the ancients has been developed over time, in
both East and West. ... For example, Martin Heidegger wrote about “being-
towards-death,” by which he meant that death defines life to a certain extent,
insofar as the fact that we will all die one day makes us finite beings (see
Existentialism).

Death And Philosophy

Author: J.E Malpas
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134653972
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Death and Philosophy considers these questions with different perspectives varying from the existentialist - deriving from Camus, Heidegger or Sartre, to the English speaking analytic tradition of Bernard Williams or Thomas Nagel; to non ...

Death A Philosophical Inquiry

Author: Paul Fairfield
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135041253
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This book explores the phenomenology of death and offers a unique way into the phenomenological tradition.

What S So Wrong With Being Absolutely Right

Author: Judy J. Johnson
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1615922172
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Judy J. Johnson addresses this issue in a powerful and fascinating work that reads like a book for a general audience, but maintains all the rigor of a serious scientific publication. Accomplishing this is something of a miracle.