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Is Death Bad For You?

Is Death Bad For You?

The Chronicle of Higher Education

So death is bad, right? If you start thinking about why exactly this should be considered true, things get a bit complicated. In this brilliant article, Yale philosophy professor Shelly Kagan ponders the possible explanations – dismissing one after the other. A perfect example of what the Weekly Filet is about: challenge your assumptions, make your head spin.



Published in Weekly Filet #69
    In collection: Think Different