Go Advanced Search
 

Get this free title from:




Learn More About
Find More Titles by
This Author: Shelly Kagan
This Publisher: Yale Open Courses

A Course on Death by Shelly Kagan

A Course on Death

PHIL 176 - Spring 2007

by Shelly Kagan

Video



Product Details

Author
Publisher
 
Audio Original
Running Time
20 Hrs. 45 Min.
Share This

Description

There is one thing I can be sure of: I am going to die. But what am I to make of that fact? This course will examine a number of issues that arise once we begin to reflect on our mortality. The possibility that death may not actually be the end is considered. Are we, in some sense, immortal? Would immortality be desirable? Also a clearer notion of what it is to die is examined. What does it mean to say that a person has died? What kind of fact is that? And, finally, different attitudes to death are evaluated. Is death an evil? How? Why? Is suicide morally permissible? Is it rational? How should the knowledge that I am going to die affect the way I live my life?


People Who Liked A Course on Death Also Liked These Free Titles:
  Introduction to Philosophy
by Gregory B. Sadler

Reviews & Ratings
User Reviews         Rate this title  

More Details

  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: A043857
Available On
Volumes
ISBN-10
ISBN-13
Download