The Meaning of Death ---
And/Or Life
So death, the most terrifying of ills, is nothing to us, since so long as we exist, death is not with us; but when death comes, then we do not exist.
No loser, no loss ... that, in a nutshell, is the Epicurean objection to the badness of death.
--- Epicurus' "Letter to Menoeceus"
Gerald Land, in review of
Death by Geoffrey Scarre
TLS 3 July 2009
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