Immortality and the Philosophy of Death

2016.06.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Cholbi (ed.), Immortality and the Philosophy of Death, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016, 243pp., $39.95 (pbk), ISBN
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2016.06.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Cholbi (ed.), Immortality and the Philosophy of Death, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016, 243pp., $39.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781783483846. Reviewed by James Stacey Taylor, The College of New Jersey In recent years there have been a renaissance of interest in the philosophy of death. Several important monographs, edited collections, and journal Special Issues have been published addressing such questions as whether death is a harm to the person who dies, whether persons can be harmed or benefitted by events that occur after their deaths, and whether or not immortality is desirable. Michael Cholbi's edited collection is an exceptionally welcome addition to this burgeoning conversation. The collection consists of fourteen original essays, the majority of which were presented at the first conference of the International Association for the Philosophy of Death and Dying that was held at California State Polytechnic. . .

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