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by Michael J. Miller,Bernard N. Schumacher

  • Author: Michael J. Miller,Bernard N. Schumacher
  • ISBN: 0521769329
  • ISBN13: 978-0521769327
  • ePub: 1612 kb | FB2: 1390 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Humanities
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (September 30, 2010)
  • Pages: 270
  • Rating: 4.9/5
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Death and Mortality in Contemporary Philosophy ePub download

Bernard N. Schumacher discusses contemporary philosophical perspectives on death. I strongly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in the philosophical discussion of death or simply an interest in the meaning of his or her own death.

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by Bernard N. Schumacher (Author), Michael J. Miller (Translator). makes a significant contribution to biomedical ethics concerning the question of death. The book will benefit those interested in biomedical ethics and those looking for a good point of origin in furthering the philosophical dialogue on death.

I strongly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in the philosophical discussion of death or simply an interest in the meaning of his or her own death. Bernard N. Schumacher received his P. in philosophy and his Habilitation from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland, where he currently teaches. He has also served as a visiting professor at the University of Chicago, Providence College, Rhode Island, and Lugano.

This book contributes to current bioethical debates by providing a critical analysis of the philosophy of human death

This book contributes to current bioethical debates by providing a critical analysis of the philosophy of human death. Schumacher discusses contemporary philosophical perspectives on death, creating a dialogue between phenomenology, existentialism and analytic philosophy. He also examines the ancient philosophies that have shaped our current ideas about death

Bernard N. Schumacher, Michael J. Miller. This book contributes to current bioethical debates by providing a critical analysis of the philosophy of human death. He also examines the ancient philosophies that have shaped our current ideas about death. His analysis focuses on three fundamental problems: (1) the definition of human death, (2) the knowledge of mortality and of human death as such, and (3) the question of whether death.

The essays in this issue of JMP are devoted to critical engagement of my book, The Anticipatory Corpse. Death Before Birth: Fetal Health and Mortality in Historical Perspective. The essays, for the most part, accept the main thrust of my critique of medicine. The main thrust of the criticism is whether the scope of the critique is too totalizing, and whether the proposed remedy is sufficient. I greatly appreciate these interventions because they allow me this occasion to respond and clarify, and to even further extend the argument of my book. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Two highly personal and passionately argued books on death were recently published. Schumacher is firmly rooted in philosophical soil, arguing for the primacy of philosophical and conceptual analysis over empirical data, pragmatic pressures, and ethical considerations. Each takes a distinct stand on an issue that has confronted philosophers, physicians, and society at large for millennia: death. Bishop straddles both philosophy and medicine (as a practicing physician and academic philosopher), and is acutely sensitive to, and critical of, the ways in which our social understandings of death structure medical practice

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This book contributes to current bioethical debates by providing a critical analysis of the philosophy of human death. Bernard N. Schumacher discusses contemporary philosophical perspectives on death, creating a dialogue between phenomenology, existentialism, and analytic philosophy. He also examines the ancient philosophies that have shaped our current ideas about death. His analysis focuses on three fundamental problems: (1) the definition of human death, (2) the knowledge of mortality and of human death as such, and (3) the question of whether death is "nothing" to us or, on the contrary, whether it can be regarded as an absolute or relative evil. Drawing on scholarship published in four languages and from three distinct currents of thought, this volume represents a comprehensive and systematic study of the philosophy of death, one that provides a provocative basis for discussions of the bioethics of human mortality.