Good Death
On the Value of Death & Dying

By Lars Sandman
December 2001
Goteborg University Press
ISBN: 91-7346-422-8
355 pages, 9 1/2" x 6 1/2"
$64.00 Paper Original

Contents of this book include: the Event of Death, the Period of Death, on "Good" and "Death", Instrumental vs. Final value, the Hedonistic Theory, Being a Certain Kind of Person, Death - a Unique Event, the Deprivation Factor, Vitalism, Prolonging or Shortening Life, Deforming the Period of Dying, a Simple Death, a Public Death, Staging One's Departure, Synchronic Consistency, Acceptance and Awareness of Death, Continuity and Restoration of Important Relationships, External/Internal Peacefulness, Suffering as a Cause of Good, a Self-possessed Death, Meaning as Making for a Good Death, Dignity According to Callahan, Recapitulation of Important Results, Completion of Worldly Affairs.

Acta Philosophica Gothoburgensia No. 12

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