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Death and immortality

Josef Piepper

Death and immortality

by Josef Piepper

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Published by Herder and Herder in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death,
  • Immortality.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJosef Pieper ; translated by Richard and Clara Winston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD"444"P5313
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21139250M
    LC Control Number71-87763

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    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. Death and Immortality in Middle-earth: Proceedings of The Tolkien Society Seminar The Tolkien Society called for presentations on this important topic for its seminar in Leeds on 3 July Published under the auspices of the Society’s Peter Roe Memorial Fund, this book features a collection of twelve papers delivered on the day by.


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