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Early death and later suffering

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In this chapter I sketch an account of the misfortune of death for which I have previously argued (the Time-Relative Interest Account) and defend it against objections advanced by John Broome in his contribution to this book. I then consider other objections and suggest the beginnings of responses to them. The general conclusion I draw is that issues about our continuing to exist cannot be separated from issues about our beginning to exist and that we therefore cannot fully understand certain...

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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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Corpus Christi College

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Pages:
116-133
Host title:
Saving People from the Harm of Death
Publication date:
2019-03-21
Acceptance date:
2016-06-20
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Pubs id:
pubs:659769
URN:
uri:2ec13ebb-a0b7-43e4-864a-b56aff7ccbd2
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uuid:2ec13ebb-a0b7-43e4-864a-b56aff7ccbd2
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pubs:659769
ISBN:
9780190921415

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