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Is death a bad thing?


After examining arguments for and against the view that death is a bad thing, Mikel Burley tentatively endorses the Epicurean claim that death cannot rationally be judged bad. For moral reasons, however, this conclusion is acceptable only with regard to one's own death.

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  • ISSN: 1477-1756
  • EISSN: 1755-1196
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