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Language, metaphysics, and death

Language, metaphysics, and death

edited by John Donnelly.

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death,
  • Immortality (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [243]-244.

    ContributionsDonnelly, John
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 244 p. ;
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19264131M

    This book is the first edited collection of papers on the work of one of the most seminal and profound contemporary philosophers. Over the last five decades, Kit Fine has made thought-provoking and innovative contributions to several areas of systematic philosophy, including philosophy of language, metaphysics, and the philosophy of mathematics, as well as to a number of topics in. The Mind, Language and Metaphysics research cluster is the largest group in the department and covers a broad range of key philosophical disciplines and philosophical methodologies. We have world-leading expertise in many core areas of philosophical metaphysics—these include the study of causation, grounds, powers, laws, emergence and the.

    THE DEATH OF METAPHYSICS; THE DEATH OF CULTURE 1. INTRODUCTION Without an adequate theology, humans are, as Walker Percy appreciated, lost in the cosmos (). They know neither where the cosmos and humans come from, nor where they are going. They are ignorant of the large-scale character of cosmic and human history. The universe appears more File Size: KB. "Excellent. A fine example of what popular philosophy can be: wide-ranging and thought-provoking, in little more than pages. May grasps the real paradox of mortality: that the fact of death imbues our life with passion and urgency, but it is that very passion for life that makes death tragic."/5(17).

    The following pages engage a hermeneutic approach to African philosophy, focusing on the work of Tsenay Serequeberhan. At the heart of the discussion is the question of where to locate such an approach in the existing philosophical literature. The "my death versus your death" concept emphasizes the irrational belief that while "your death" is a certainty, an exemption may be made in "my case." The second concept, "partial deaths versus total extinction" stresses the belief that by experiencing the bereavement following the deaths of friends and relatives, a person is brought as close.


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