Sex and Death: A Reappraisal of Human Mortality

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For centuries people have debated the nature of the human self.Running beneath these various arguments lie three certainties - weare born, reproduce sexually, and die. The models of spiritualitywhich dominate the Western tradition have claimed that it ispossible to transcend these aspects of human physicality byascribing to human beings alternative traits, such asconsciousness, mind and reason. By locating the essence of humanlife outside its basic physical features, mortality itself has cometo be viewed as a problem, for ...

Sex and Death: A Reappraisal of Human Mortality 2002, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745622798

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Sex and Death: A Reappraisal of Human Mortality 2002, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745622781

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