By Geoffrey Scarre
This complete guide offers the foremost philosophical views at the nature, clients, difficulties and social context of age and getting older in an period of dramatically expanding life-expectancy. Drawing at the newest examine in gerontology, drugs and the social sciences, its twenty-seven chapters learn our intuitions and customary experience ideals concerning the which means of getting older and discover themes equivalent to the existential event of previous age, getting older in several philosophical and spiritual traditions, where of the aged in modern society and the ethical rights and tasks of the outdated. This ebook presents cutting edge and modern learn that would support to figure out the parameters of the philosophy of getting older for years to come.
• dependent in 4 elements addressing the that means, event, ethics and way forward for aging
• complete moral assurance together with of the retirement age, health-care for the aged and the transhumanist life-extending project
The Palgrave instruction manual of the Philosophy of Aging is a vital source for students, researchers and complicated scholars within the philosophy of the self, ethical and political philosophy, bioethics, phenomenology, narrative reviews and philosophy of economics. it's also a fantastic quantity for researchers, complicated scholars and pros in gerontology, healthiness care, psychology, sociology and inhabitants studies.
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