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While I don't remember whether this addressed the moral component, the book Dream, Death, and the Self by JJ Valberg considers at length the other component of the question, that it seems there is nothing after my death, and yet also of course we expect the world to go on after that. From the overview: This ceasing to be presents itself solipsistically not ...


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Death is the reason why we are who we are. All creatures evolve through natural selection which involves the survival of the fittest; i.e. those best suited to proliferate in an environment continue to pass their traits such that the lineage lives on while the rest are eliminated. If it were not for death organisms--both well suited and poorly suited-- would ...


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Temporal Finitude, limit and death is related to philiosophical transcendental anthropology From the Book of Handbook of Death and Dying De Clifton D. Bryant Heidegger incorporates human finitude, the death of human person, into the life of Dasein( Heidegger's term for human being), by making death integral to authentic human existance and wholeness. In fact ...


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Drawing from a loose assembly of quotes below: "Ownmost" is Dasein's essence or meaningfulness. Death is part of its journey, and until it ends Dasein's journey is incomplete. Death completes Dasein's meaning - determines it. The story concluded. Wikipedia - Dasein it is essential to have a clear understanding of the term ‘ownmost’. It is the ...


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