The Resource Surviving Death, Mark Johnston, (electronic resource)

Surviving Death, Mark Johnston, (electronic resource)

Label
Surviving Death
Title
Surviving Death
Statement of responsibility
Mark Johnston
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this extraordinary book, Mark Johnston sets out a new understanding of personal identity and the self, thereby providing a purely naturalistic account of surviving death. Death threatens our sense of the importance of goodness. The threat can be met if there is, as Socrates said, ""something in death that is better for the good than for the bad."" Yet, as Johnston shows, all existing theological conceptions of the afterlife are either incoherent or at odds with the workings of nature. These supernaturalist pictures of the rewards for goodness also obscure a striking consilience b
Member of
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnston, Mark
Dewey number
129
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BD444
LC item number
.J5546 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Carl G. Hempel lecture series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Future life
  • Death
Label
Surviving Death, Mark Johnston, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Preface -- Is heaven a place we can get to? -- On the impossibility of my own death -- From anatta to agape -- What is found at the center? -- A new refutation of death
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (408 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612936159
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000071473
  • (EBL)617251
  • (OCoLC)704257989
  • (SSID)ssj0000593613
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12254667
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000593613
  • (PQKBWorkID)10740396
  • (PQKB)10981292
  • (OCoLC)703209300
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse43088
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000071473
Label
Surviving Death, Mark Johnston, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Preface -- Is heaven a place we can get to? -- On the impossibility of my own death -- From anatta to agape -- What is found at the center? -- A new refutation of death
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (408 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612936159
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000071473
  • (EBL)617251
  • (OCoLC)704257989
  • (SSID)ssj0000593613
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12254667
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000593613
  • (PQKBWorkID)10740396
  • (PQKB)10981292
  • (OCoLC)703209300
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse43088
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000071473

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