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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

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  • ... bis an die Grenzeby Christiane Burbach

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 19.08

    Grenzerfahrung ist eine der grundsätzlichen Kategorien, die das Leben und Arbeiten zwischen Sterben und Tod kennzeichnen. Auch wenn vieles dessen, was an Lebenswissen verloren gegangen war, durch die Hospizbewegung in den Horizont der Lebenserfahrung zurückgeholt werden konnte, zeigt es sich, dass immer neue Facetten des Sterbens und der Sterbebegleitung... more...

  • À chacun sa quêteby Yves Boisvert; Lawrence Olivier

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 18.75

    Quelle signification doit-on donner au regain d'intérêt pour les réflexions sur la transcendance, la quête de sens, la morale et l'éthique? Invités à se prononcer sur cette question, anthropologues, philosophes, politicologues, sociologues et théologiens livrent ici leurs analyses par un riche panorama... more...

  • Absolutheit und Kontingenzby Claudia Bickmann; Markus Wirtz; Viktoria Burkert

    Traugott Bautz 2011; US$ 24.81

    Inhaltsverzeichnis Claudia Bickmann Vorwort: Einführung in die Thematik I. Zur Grundlegung des Verhältnisses von Absolutem und Kontingentem, Universalem und Relativem Claudia Bickmann Das Absolute: Grund der Möglichkeit des Kontingenten? Markus Wirtz Ist das Absolute kontingent oder das Kontingente absolut? Antwortversuche aus verschiedenen Denkkulturen... more...

  • Als ich noch unsterblich warby Albert Damblon

    Echter Verlag 2012; US$ 8.51

    "Seit 39 Jahren beerdige ich schon. Der Weg zu einem Grab ist mir in dieser Zeit vertraut geworden. Seit einigen Jahren versuche ich, wenn ich vor einem Sarg gehe, mir vorzustellen, selber in der Kiste getragen zu werden. Es misslingt mir. Ich gehe immer vor dem Sarg, niemals liege ich im Sarg." "Aber", so Albert Damblon weiter,... more...

  • Becoming Humanby Professor John V. Canfield

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This book is a philosophical examination of the stages in our journey from hominid to human. Dealing with the nature and origin of language, self-consciousness, and the religious ideal of a return to Eden, it has a philosophical anthropology approach. It provides an account of our place in nature consistent with both empiricism and mysticism. more...

  • The Black Mirrorby Raymond Tallis

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 18.94

    <p>Inspired by E. M. Forster's thought that 'Death destroys a man but the idea of it saves him', <i>The Black Mirror </i>takes death as an external viewpoint from which we may see our lives more clearly. </p><p> Raymond Tallis looks back on his world from the standpoint of his future corpse. He reflects on the senses that... more...

  • The Book of Lifeby Upton Sinclair

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Best known as the rabble-rousing journalist responsible for penning the shocking novel exposing unsafe practices in the meat industry, The Jungle, Upton Sinclair was an insatiably curious free-thinker who also focused a great deal of his writing on what would be called "self-help" today. In The Book of Life, he takes on a remarkable array... more...

  • The Case For Religionby Keith Ward

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 19.95

    In this, the paperback edition of the influential bestseller, Keith Ward dismantles the attacks on religion by scientists, sociologists, and psychologists, who claim that religion is nothing more than a host of naïve superstitions and delusions. Examining the work of thinkers from Sigmund Freud to Emile Durkheim, Ward offers an alternative view,... more...

  • Deathby Geoffrey Scarre

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    What is death and why does it matter to us? How should the knowledge of our finitude affect the living of our lives and what are the virtues suitable to mortal beings? Does death destroy the meaningfulness of lives, or would lives that never ended be eternally and absurdly tedious? Should we reconcile ourselves to the fact of our forthcoming death,... more...

  • Death: A Philosophical Inquiryby Paul Fairfield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    From Nietzsche's pronouncement that "God is dead" to Camus' argument that suicide is the fundamental question of philosophy, the concept of death plays an important role in existential phenomenology, reaching from Kierkegaard to Heidegger and Marcel. This book explores the phenomenology of death and offers a unique way into the phenomenological... more...