Death and immortality in ancient philosophy

Immortality -- Immortality in early Greek poetry and philosophy -- Platonic immortalities -- Immortality and the ethics of a finite lifespan: aristotle, early stoics and Epicureanism -- Death -- Death, doubts and scepticism -- Epicurean evaluations of death -- Stoic Agnosticism and symmetry argument...

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Main Author: Long, Alex 1979-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge New York Fort Melbourne New Delhi Singapore Cambridge University Press [2019]
Series/Journal:Key themes in ancient philosophy
Further subjects:B Immortality (Philosophy)
B Philosophy, Ancient
B Death
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Summary:Immortality -- Immortality in early Greek poetry and philosophy -- Platonic immortalities -- Immortality and the ethics of a finite lifespan: aristotle, early stoics and Epicureanism -- Death -- Death, doubts and scepticism -- Epicurean evaluations of death -- Stoic Agnosticism and symmetry arguments -- Suicide, religion and the city.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1107086590