By James Stacey Taylor
The essays partially I of this quantity research many of the Classical methods to primary metaphysical questions surrounding demise, addressing specifically the query of no matter if a person's demise could be a damage to her. The topic of the price of dying is sustained partly II, with essays addressing this factor via a extra modern lens. The essays partially III handle the similar yet separate factor of no matter if folks should be harmed by means of occasions that happen when they die. ultimately, the essays partially IV follow the metaphysical concerns addressed in components I via III to numerous concerns in bioethics, together with the query of posthumous organ procurement, suicide, and survival after mind injury.
Written by means of the most well-liked philosophers engaged on those concerns this present day, the essays during this quantity exhibit the state-of-the-art of either the metaphysics of demise and its value to many parts of utilized ethics.
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