Death And Anti-Death, Volume 2

Death And Anti-Death, Volume 2 : Two Hundred Years After Kant, Fifty Years After Turing

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ABOUT THE DEATH AND ANTI-DEATH SERIES: The Death And Anti-Death Series By Ria University Press discusses issues and controversies related to death, life extension, and anti-death. A variety of differing points of view are presented and argued. The following volumes in the series have been published: _________________________________________________ Death And Anti-Death, Volume 1: One Hundred Years After N. F. Fedorov (1829-1903) (Edited By Charles Tandy, Ph.D.) -- ISBN 0-9743472-0-5 is available from most bookstores -- The anthology discusses a number of interdisciplinary cultural, psychological, metaphysical, and moral issues and controversies related to death, life extension, and anti-death. This first volume in the series is in honor of the 19th century Russian philosopher N. F. Fedorov. (Some of the contributions are about Fedorov; most are not.) Each of the 17 chapters includes a selected or short bibliography. The anthology also contains an Introduction and an Index -- as well as an Abstracts section that serves as an extended table of contents. A variety of differing points of view are presented and argued. Most of the 400-plus pages consists of contributions unique to this volume. Although of interest to the general reader, the anthology functions well as a textbook for university courses in culture studies, death-related controversies, ethics, futuristics, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, life extension issues, metaphysics, and psychology. _________________________________________________ Death And Anti-Death, Volume 2: Two Hundred Years After Kant, Fifty Years After Turing (Edited By Charles Tandy, Ph.D.) -- ISBN 0-9743472-2-1 is available from most bookstores -- The following contributions are original to this volume of the Death And Anti-Death Series By Ria University Press: > Is The Universe Immortal?: Is Cosmic Evolution Never-Ending? (By Charles Tandy) > Death As Metaphor (By Lawrence Kimmel) > Fantasies Of Immortality (By Werner J. Wagner)
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  • Hardback | 404 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 26mm | 661g
  • Palo Alto, Calif, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0974347221
  • 9780974347226

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