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Death and Anti-Death, Volume 2: Two Hundred Years After Kant, Fifty Years After Turing (Death & Anti-Death (Hardcover))
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Author Name:    Tandy, Charles

Title:   Death and Anti-Death, Volume 2: Two Hundred Years After Kant, Fifty Years After Turing (Death & Anti-Death (Hardcover))

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Ria University Press 

ISBN Number:   0974347221 / 9780974347226

Seller ID:   ING9780974347226

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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) > What Will The Immortals Eat? (By George M. Young) > Cultural Death Understanding (By Anthony S. Dawber) > Death And Immortality: Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas And Descartes On The Soul (By Carol O'Brien) > Against The Immortality Of The Soul (By Matt McCormick) > Why Death Is (Probably) Bad For You: A Common Sense Approach (By R.C.W. Ettinger) > Resurrecting Kant's Postulate Of Immortality (By Scott R. Stroud) > Immortality and Finitude: Kant's Moral Argument Reconsidered (By Douglas Burnham) > Death, Harm, And The Deprivation Theory (By Jack Li) > To Be Or Not To Be: The Zombie In The Computer (By R.C.W. Ettinger) > The Future Of Human Evolution (By Nick Bostrom) > Earthlings Get Off Your Ass Now : Becoming Person, Learning Community (By Charles Tandy) ABOUT THE EDITOR: Dr. Charles Tandy received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Education from the University of Missouri at Columbia (USA) before becoming a Visiting Scholar in the Philosophy Department at Stanford University (USA). Presently Dr. Tandy is Associate Professor of Humanities, and Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Philosophic Studies, at Fooyin University (Taiwan). Dr. Tandy is author or editor of numerous publications, including The Philosophy Of Robert Ettinger (2002); and, Death And Anti-Death, Volume 1 (2003). For more information, see .



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