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9781410491312 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 10, 2016), cover price $32.99
9781476771489 | Atria Books, April 12, 2016, cover price $26.00

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Product Description: As you read these words, planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, all going about their own business: eating, reproducing, thriving.… Yet the life of almost every single organism draws nearer to certain death. On the other hand, "suicide" inside the mitochondria that live within us results in the death of millions of cells each second for our own good! Why is death such a universal companion to life on Earth? Why haven't animals evolved to break free of its shackles?In this wide-ranging exploration of death, Jules Howard attempts to shed evolutionary light on one of our biggest and most unshakable taboos...read more

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9781472915078 | Bloomsbury Sigma, May 10, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: As you read these words, Planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, each going about their own business: eating, reproducing, thriving .

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9781522642220 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 12, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: As you read these words, planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, all going about their own business: eating, reproducing, thriving.

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Product Description: Philosophical discussions on the ways that death makes life meaningful and sacred• Reveals how being conscious of death gives our fate its full meaning, inviting the reader to contemplate life in the light of their own death• Examines the author’s experience of ancestor worship in his native China and the beliefs that underlie it• Explains how death is a transition in a longer living process not visible from the modern “black and white” view of life and death• Translated by award-winning translator Jody GladdingBorn from intimate discussions with friends, these five meditations on death from poet-philosopher François Cheng examine the multiple ways the prospect of death significantly shapes life and is, in fact, what makes life meaningful and sacred...read more
By Jody Gladding (trans)

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9781620554944 | Inner Traditions, June 18, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Philosophical discussions on the ways that death makes life meaningful and sacred• Reveals how being conscious of death gives our fate its full meaning, inviting the reader to contemplate life in the light of their own death• Examines the author’s experience of ancestor worship in his native China and the beliefs that underlie it• Explains how death is a transition in a longer living process not visible from the modern “black and white” view of life and death• Translated by award-winning translator Jody GladdingBorn from intimate discussions with friends, these five meditations on death from poet-philosopher François Cheng examine the multiple ways the prospect of death significantly shapes life and is, in fact, what makes life meaningful and sacred.

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Product Description: Death is one of those few topics that attract the attention of just about every significant thinker in the history of Western philosophy, and this attention has resulted in diverse and complex views on death and what comes after. In Meaning and Mortality, Adam Buben offers a remarkably useful new framework for understanding the ways in which philosophy has discussed death by focusing first on two traditional strains in the discussion, the Platonic and the Epicurean...read more

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9780810132511 | Northwestern Univ Pr, April 30, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Death is one of those few topics that attract the attention of just about every significant thinker in the history of Western philosophy, and this attention has resulted in diverse and complex views on death and what comes after.

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9780810132504 | Northwestern Univ Pr, April 30, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Death is one of those few topics that attract the attention of just about every significant thinker in the history of Western philosophy, and this attention has resulted in diverse and complex views on death and what comes after.

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Product Description: "She's in a better place now," adults say again and again. But mortality doesn't seem better, it seems stupid. This forthright exploration of grief and mourning recognizes the anger, confusion, and fear that we feel about death. Necessary, beautiful, and ultimately reassuring, Death Is Stupid is an invaluable tool for discussing death, but also the possibilities for celebrating life and love...read more

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9781558619258 | Feminist Pr, April 12, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "She's in a better place now," adults say again and again.

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Product Description: Death comes for us all – eventually. Philosophers have long been perplexed by how we ought to feel about death. Many people fear death and believe that death is bad for the person who dies. But is death bad for us, and if so, how is its badness best explained? If we do not survive death –if death is simply a state of nothingness – how can death be bad for us? If death is bad for us, do we have good reason to live as long as possible? Would an immortal life really be a good human life – or would even an immortal life eventually become tedious and make us long for mortality?This volume presents fourteen philosophical essays that examine our attitudes toward mortality and immortality...read more
By Michael Cholbi (editor)

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9781783483839 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 8, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Death comes for us all – eventually.

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9781783483846 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 2, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Death comes for us all – eventually.

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9780451492937 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 24, 2015, cover price $17.00

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By Theo Munson (foreword by)

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9781618521026, titled "Mourning and Milestones: Honoring Anniversaries, Birthdays, and Special Occasions After a Loved One Dies" | Red Wheel/Weiser, October 30, 2015, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: Plato's Phaedo has never failed to attract the attention of philosophers and scholars. Yet the history of its reception in Antiquity has been little studied. The present volume therefore proposes to examine not only the Platonic exegetical tradition surrounding this dialogue, which culminates in the commentaries of Damascius and Olympiodorus, but also its place in the reflections of the rival Peripatetic, Stoic, and Sceptical schools...read more
By Sylvain Delcomminette (editor), Pieter d'Hoine (editor) and Marc-Antoine Gavray (editor)

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9789004282179, titled "Ancient Readings of Plato's Phaedo" | Mul edition (Brill Academic Pub, September 17, 2015), cover price $163.00 | About this edition: Plato's Phaedo has never failed to attract the attention of philosophers and scholars.

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9780500202326, titled "Van Gogh" | Reprint edition (Thames & Hudson, April 1, 1989), cover price $14.95 | also contains Van Gogh

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Product Description: Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment and Intervention continues where the acclaimed Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved left off, offering a whole new set of innovative approaches to grief therapy to address the needs of the bereaved...read more
By Robert A. Neimeyer (editor)

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9781138905917 | Routledge, October 14, 2015, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment and Intervention continues where the acclaimed Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved left off, offering a whole new set of innovative approaches to grief therapy to address the needs of the bereaved.

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9781138905931 | Routledge, October 8, 2015, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment and Intervention continues where the acclaimed Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved left off, offering a whole new set of innovative approaches to grief therapy to address the needs of the bereaved.

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Product Description: A unique take on death and bereavement without a belief in God or an afterlife   Accepting death is never easy, but we don’t need religion to find peace, comfort, and solace in the face of death. In this inspiring and life-affirming collection of short essays, prominent atheist author Greta Christina offers secular ways to handle your own mortality and the death of those you love...read more

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9781939578181 | Reprint edition (Pitchstone Llc, September 1, 2015), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A unique take on death and bereavement without a belief in God or an afterlife   Accepting death is never easy, but we don’t need religion to find peace, comfort, and solace in the face of death.

Death has long been a pre-occupation of philosophers, and this is especially so today. The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Death collects 21 newly commissioned essays that cover current philosophical thinking of death-related topics across the entire range of the discipline. These include metaphysical topics--such as the nature of death, the possibility of an afterlife, the nature of persons, and how our thinking about time affects what we think about death--as well as axiological topics, such as whether death is bad for its victim, what makes it bad to die, what attitude it is fitting to take towards death, the possibility of posthumous harm, and the desirability of immortality. The contributors also explore the views of ancient philosophers such as Aristotle, Plato and Epicurus on topics related to the philosophy of death, and questions in normative ethics, such as what makes killing wrong when it is wrong, and whether it is wrong to kill fetuses, non-human animals, combatants in war, and convicted murderers. With chapters written by a wide range of experts in metaphysics, ethics, and conceptual analysis, and designed to give the reader a comprehensive view of recent developments in the philosophical study of death, this Handbook will appeal to a broad audience in philosophy, particularly in ethics and metaphysics.
By Jens Johansson (editor)

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9780195388923 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 3, 2012, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Death has long been a pre-occupation of philosophers, and this is especially so today.

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9780190271459 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2015), cover price $50.00
9780515128086, titled "Longarm and the Pistolero Princess" | Jove Pubns, May 1, 2000, cover price $4.99 | also contains Longarm and the Pistolero Princess | About this edition: Longarm investigates allegations that Colonel Jasper Pettigrew's Wild West Show kidnapped an Indian sharpshooter and is forcing him to perform.

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Product Description: Silver Medal Winner in the Grief/Grieving category of the 2015 Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year AwardsA unique collection of 33 narratives by bereaved students and young adults, this books aims to help young adults who are grieving and provide guidance for those who seek to support them...read more

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9781849057523 | Jessica Kingsley Pub, June 21, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Silver Medal Winner in the Grief/Grieving category of the 2015 Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year AwardsA unique collection of 33 narratives by bereaved students and young adults, this books aims to help young adults who are grieving and provide guidance for those who seek to support them.
9780441068289, titled "The Riddled Man" | Ace Books, October 1, 1992, cover price $4.99 | also contains The Riddled Man | About this edition: Only one man can save the universe from carnage when the Darkest One gains control of the world and the wizards of the Order become helpless before his unspeakable powers.

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Product Description: Death is the inevitable fate of every single person on earth. How do we accept the inevitability of our own death? How do we live our lives with meaning? Will money lead us to happiness? Satish Modi examines these questions and more in a moving, powerful, thought-provoking work based on his own reflections as well as the experiences of people from all walks of life...read more

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9781780273259 | 2 edition (Birlinn Ltd, July 1, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Death is the inevitable fate of every single person on earth.
9781780272146 | Birlinn Ltd, August 1, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Death is the inevitable fate of every single person on earth.

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In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. Nursing homes, preoccupied with safety, pin patients into railed beds and wheelchairs. Hospitals isolate the dying, checking for vital signs long after the goals of cure have become moot. Doctors, committed to extending life, continue to carry out devastating procedures that in the end extend suffering.Gawande, a practicing surgeon, addresses his profession s ultimate limitation, arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families. Gawande offers examples of freer, more socially fulfilling models for assisting the infirm and dependent elderly, and he explores the varieties of hospice care to demonstrate that a person's last weeks or months may be rich and dignified.Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.

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9781410478122 | 1 lrg edition (Thorndike Pr, April 1, 2015), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable.
9780805095159 | 1 edition (Metropolitan Books, October 7, 2014), cover price $26.00
9780318372624, titled "Quit India: American Response to the 1942 Struggle" | Asia Book Corp of Amer, June 1, 1979, cover price $20.95 | also contains Quit India: American Response to the 1942 Struggle

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9781250076229 | Picador USA, January 24, 2017, cover price $16.00
9781594139246 | Large print edition (Large Print Pr, September 20, 2016), cover price $16.00
9781250081247 | 1 int edition (Picador USA, September 1, 2015), cover price $16.00
9780416356403, titled "Language, Schools and Classrooms" | 2 edition (Routledge Kegan & Paul, October 1, 1983), cover price $8.95 | also contains Language, Schools and Classrooms

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9781427244239 | Unabridged edition (St Martins Pr, October 7, 2014), cover price $34.99

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Product Description: Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics offers a highly distinctive and original approach to the metaphysics of death and applies this approach to contemporary debates in bioethics that address end-of-life and post-mortem issues. Taylor defends the controversial Epicurean view that death is not a harm to the person who dies and the neo-Epicurean thesis that persons cannot be affected by events that occur after their deaths, and hence that posthumous harms (and benefits) are impossible...read more

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9780415518840 | 1 edition (Routledge, July 27, 2012), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics offers a highly distinctive and original approach to the metaphysics of death and applies this approach to contemporary debates in bioethics that address end-of-life and post-mortem issues.

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9781138891579 | 1 edition (Routledge, May 21, 2015), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics offers a highly distinctive and original approach to the metaphysics of death and applies this approach to contemporary debates in bioethics that address end-of-life and post-mortem issues.

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""Every life is different, but every death is the same. We live with others. We die alone."""""" In his riveting, artfully written memoir "The Autobiography of an Execution," David Dow enraptured readers with a searing and frank exploration of his work defending inmates on death row. But when Dow's father-in-law receives his own death sentence in the form of terminal cancer, and his gentle dog Winona suffers acute liver failure, the author is forced to reconcile with death in a far more personal way, both as a son and as a father. Told through the disparate lenses of the legal battles he's spent a career fighting, and the intimate confrontations with death each family faces at home, THINGS I'VE LEARNED FROM DYING offers a poignant and lyrical account of how illness and loss can ravage a family. Full of grace and intelligence, Dow offers readers hope without cliche and reaffirms our basic human needs for acceptance and love by giving voice to the anguish we all face--as parents, as children, as partners, as friends--when our loved ones die tragically, and far too soon.

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9781410467607 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 25, 2014), cover price $30.99 | About this edition: ""Every life is different, but every death is the same.
9781455575244 | 1 edition (Twelve, January 7, 2014), cover price $25.00

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9781455575251 | Twelve, January 13, 2015, cover price $16.00

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9781477757963 | Ppk edition (Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2015), cover price $49.50
9781477757918 | Powerkids Pr, January 1, 2015, cover price $8.25

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9781477757987 | Powerkids Pr, January 1, 2015, cover price $23.60

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