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Mortality and morality

a search for the good after Auschwitz

by Hans Jonas

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976,
  • Ethics,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Existentialism,
  • Phenomenology,
  • Holocaust (Jewish theology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.

    StatementHans Jonas ; edited and with an introduction by Lawrence Vogel.
    SeriesNorthwestern University studies in phenomenology and existential philosophy, Northwestern University studies in phenomenology & existential philosophy
    ContributionsVogel, Lawrence.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1031 .J66 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL975056M
    ISBN 10081011285X, 0810112868
    LC Control Number96012063

    Morality, Mortality as a whole deals with certain aspects of ethical theory and with moral problems that arise primarily in contexts involving life‐and‐death decisions. The importance of the theoretical issues is not limited to their relevance to these decisions; however, they are, rather, issues at the heart of basic moral and political theory. In the first essay of Mortality and Morality, “Evolution and Freedom: On the Continuity Among Life-Forms,” Jonas asserts that the Western philosophical tradition has made the fundamental.

    In Book Three of Mere Christianity, Lewis will study the rules of Christian morality in more detail. He wants to fight the stereotype that Christianity is concerned with limiting human happiness; in order to do so, he’ll try to show that Christianity actually leads to the ultimate form of happiness—salvation. Mortality is an uplifting LDS board game about life rather than strictly a "church" game. It isn't made to teach a list of "facts" about the gospel. Instead, gospel principles are woven into the very fabric of the game. It doesn't give any advantage to the scriptorians or historians.

    A penetrating and provocative exploration of human mortality, from Epicurus to Joan Didion For those who don’t believe in an afterlife, the wisdom of the ages offers four great consolations for mortality: that death is benign and good; that mortal life provides its own kind of immortality; that true immortality would be awful; and that we experience the kinds of losses in life that we will. Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird, published in , addresses moral issues. The narrator and primary protagonist, Scout Finch, and her father, Atticus, and brother, Jem, navigate difficult waters in their racially divided, prejudiced community in Alabama when .


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