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The Palgrave Handbook of the Philosophy of Aging

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Table of Contents

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 How Old Is Old? Changing Conceptions of Old Age
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    Chapter 3 Gerontology versus Geriatrics: Different Ways of Understanding Ageing and Old Age
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    Chapter 4 The Physiology and Psychology of Aging: Should Aging Be Successful or Authentic?
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    Chapter 5 Concepts of Time in Age and Aging
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    Chapter 6 The Ageing of People and of Things
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    Chapter 7 Aging in Religious Perspective
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    Chapter 8 Aging in Classical Philosophy
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    Chapter 9 Old Age in Existentialist Perspective
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    Chapter 10 Ageing and Modern Jewish Writing and Thought
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    Chapter 11 The Stories of Our Lives: Aging and Narrative
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    Chapter 12 Coming to Terms with Old Age – and Death
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    Chapter 13 Feeling One’s Age: A Phenomenology of Aging
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    Chapter 14 Aging and the Maintenance of Dignity
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    Chapter 15 Wisdom and Aging
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    Chapter 16 Does Self-Identity Persist Into Old Age?
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    Chapter 17 Dementia and the Nature of Mind
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    Chapter 18 ‘This damnable, disgusting old age’: Ageing and (Being) One’s Body
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    Chapter 19 Aging, Getting Older, and the Good Life
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    Chapter 20 Aging as Becoming Oneself: A Philosophical Ethics of Late Life
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    Chapter 21 Filial Duties
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    Chapter 22 What do the Old Owe the Young?
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    Chapter 23 Benefactors or Burdens? The Social Role of the Old
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    Chapter 24 Virtue, Ageing and Failing
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    Chapter 25 Ethical Issues in Dementia Care
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    Chapter 26 Health Care for Old Age: Rights, Duties and Expectations
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    Chapter 27 How Long Should People Work? The Debate Over the Retiring Age
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    Chapter 28 The Transhumanist Prospect: Developing Technology to Extend the Human Lifespan
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Title
The Palgrave Handbook of the Philosophy of Aging
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan UK, January 2016
DOI 10.1057/978-1-137-39356-2
ISBNs
978-1-137-39355-5, 978-1-137-39356-2
Editors

Geoffrey Scarre

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 24%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 18%
Researcher 3 18%
Student > Master 3 18%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 6%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 3 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 5 29%
Philosophy 4 24%
Arts and Humanities 2 12%
Sports and Recreations 1 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 6%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 4 24%