Death and Anti-Death Twenty Years after de Beauvoir, Thirty Years after Heidegger
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Description: This anthology of 16 chapters (see details below) is VOLUME 4 of the DEATH AND ANTI-DEATH series by Ria University Press. Most of the contributions consist of scholarship unique to this volume. Includes index. Although published in honor of Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) and Martin Heidegger (1889-1976), the chapters do NOT necessarily mention Simone de Beauvoir or Martin Heidegger. The 16 chapters (by professional philosophers and other professional scholars) ARE directed to issues related to death, life extension, and anti-death - as follows: 1. Mechanism, Galileo's Animale And Heidegger's Gestell: Reflections On The Lifelessness Of Modern Science (by Giorgio Baruchello); 2. Simone De Beauvoir (by Debra Bergoffen); 3. Existentialism (by Steven Crowell); 4. Time Wounds All Heels (by William Grey); 5. The Ethical Importance Of Death (by Jenann Ismael); 6. The Poetics Of Death: Intimations And Illusions (by Lawrence Kimmel); 7. Death And Aesthetics (by Keith Lehrer); 8. Ageing And Existentialism: Simone De Beauvoir And The Limits Of Freedom (by Shannon M. Mussett); 9. Life Extension And Meaning (by Carol O'Brien); 10. Consciousness As Computation: A Defense Of Strong AI Based On Quantum-State Functionalism (by R. Michael Perry); 11. Reality Shifts: On The Death And Dying Of Dr. Timothy Leary (by Carol Sue Rosin); 12. Extraterrestrial Liberty And The Great Transmutation (by Charles Tandy); 13. A Time Travel Schema And Eight Types Of Time Travel (by Charles Tandy); 14. Boredom, Experimental Ethics, And Superlongevity (by Mark Walker); 15. Exopolitics: The Death Of Death (by Alfred Lambremont Webre); 16. Embryo Cloning: Current State Of The Medical Art And Its Far-Reaching Consequences ForMultiple Applications (by Panayiotis M. Zavos).
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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Ria University Press
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall