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Published: 13 January 1994

264 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195089288

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Confrontations with the Reaper

A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death

Fred Feldman

  • Presents a clear and engaging discussion of the classical philosophical questions surrounding death
  • Shows that a definition of life is necessary before death can be defined
  • Argues that death can be a great evil for those who die, even if they do not exist after death, because it may deprive them of the goods they would have enjoyed