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Facing Death: Epicurus and His Critics

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The ancient philosophical school of Epicureanism tried to argue that death is "nothing to us." Were they right? James Warren examines the arguments they offered and evaluates their success, setting them against modern philosophical accounts of how death can be a harm. He also asks whether a life free from all fear of death is an attractive option and what the consequences ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published June 17th 2004)
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