Dialogue on Grief and Consolation

Dialogue on Grief and Consolation

by Terence O'Connell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042026278
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Series: Value Inquiry Book Series / Lived Values, Valued Lives Series , #208
Pages: 285
Product dimensions: 0.59(w) x 0.87(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Richard T. Hull: Editorial Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Grief and Anger
“She’s No Longer Suffering”
“She Had a Good Life”
Types of Grief and Comfort Strategies
The Annihilation Consolation
Death as a Deprivation
Would Immortality Be Good?
Life as a Work of Art
Death’s Impact on Survivors
Is Constant Change Consoling?
Is Present Existence Better than Past Existence?
Grief and Death’s Inevitability
The Cycle of Life and the Importance of Emotions
Benefits and Harms of Grief
Grief as a Way of Knowing
Conclusion
Endnotes
Bibliography
For Further Reading
About the Author
Index

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