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By Paul Fairfield

From Nietzsche's pronouncement that "God is dead" to Camus' argument that suicide is the basic query of philosophy, the idea that of demise performs a major position in existential phenomenology, attaining from Kierkegaard to Heidegger and Marcel.

This booklet explores the phenomenology of dying and provides a distinct manner into the phenomenological culture. Paul Fairfield examines the subsequent key topics:

the sleek denial of dying Heidegger's very important proposal of 'being-toward-death' and its centrality in phenomenological principles, reminiscent of authenticity and life the philosophical importance of loss of life rituals: what explains the principal towards ritual round dying, and what's its goal and which means? demise in an age of secularism the philosophy and ethics of suicide demise as a secret instead of a philosophical challenge to be solved the connection among wish and death.

Death: A Philosophical Inquiry is vital interpreting for college students of phenomenology and existentialism, and also will be of curiosity to scholars in similar fields corresponding to faith, anthropology and the scientific humanities.

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