On Suicide: A Discourse on Voluntary Death

On Suicide: A Discourse on Voluntary Death

by Jean Amery
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253335639

ISBN-13: 9780253335630

Pub. Date: 07/28/1999

Publisher: Indiana University Press

"... a moving, deep series of insights into the suicide's world... " —Kirkus Reviews

Jean Améry (Auschwitz survivor and author of At the Mind’s Limits) thought of On Suicide as a continuation of the kind of reflections on mortality he had laid down in On Aging. But here he probes further and more deeply into the meaning of death and into the

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"... a moving, deep series of insights into the suicide's world... " —Kirkus Reviews

Jean Améry (Auschwitz survivor and author of At the Mind’s Limits) thought of On Suicide as a continuation of the kind of reflections on mortality he had laid down in On Aging. But here he probes further and more deeply into the meaning of death and into the human capacity for suicide or voluntary death.

Indiana University Press

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ISBN-13:
9780253335630
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
687,620
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

Translator's Preface
Translator's Introduction
Preface
I. Before the Leap
II. How Natural is Death?
III. To Lay Hands on Oneself
IV. Belonging to Oneself
V. The Road to the Open
Notes

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