A History of Human Responses to Death: Mythologies, Rituals and Ethics (Studies in health & human services Vol 17)

A History of Human Responses to Death: Mythologies, Rituals and Ethics (Studies in health & human services Vol 17)

By: Plinio Prioreschi (author)Hardback

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This study examines death and its impact on human thinking from a biological and historical viewpoint. It finds that fear of death is the motive behind the human need to accomplish anything. It also discusses care of the terminally ill, mercy killing, suicide, and the death penalty.

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  • publication date: 31/01/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780889461420
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9780889461420
  • ISBN10: 0889461422

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