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Light on Aging and Dying

Wise Words

by Helen Nearing

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Published by Harvest Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7365367M
ISBN 100156004968
ISBN 109780156004961
OCLC/WorldCa36916734

Frances Kamm's new book, Almost Over: Aging, Dying, Dead, is now available from Oxford University Press. In Almost Over, F. M. Kamm presents a wide-ranging philosophical discussion of the moral, legal, and medical issues related to aging, dying, and begins by considering different views about whether and why death is bad for the person who dies and .


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He had an awareness that his time had arrived, so he made the choice to leave this world with such dignity. This is an excellent book and it really shines a beautiful light not only on aging and dying, but also on living in the now!/5(9).

Light on Aging and Dying is a collection of sayings Helen Nearing assembled in the spirit of her life following her husbands death. The Nearings were New York City intellectuals who induring the worst of the Great Depression, walked away from city life to 4/5.

He had an awareness that his time had arrived, so he made the choice to leave this world with such dignity. This is an excellent book and it really shines a beautiful light not only on aging and dying, but also on living in the now!/5(10). Helen Nearing's galaxy of quotations from the likes of Ghandi, Freidan, Woolf, Einstein, Wharton, and Lao Tzu (and scintillating many more) on the subject of aging and dying is somewhat like meditating under a summer sky's meteor shower, each new light a brilliant, breath-catcher.5/5(4).

Good old age -- The art of dying -- Death, the great goodPages:   Dying can be a natural and desirable process, a happy act, a rendering back to the whole what has been separated for a time--a willing and glad restitution, almost a celebration of successful aging" (p.

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