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Benatar, David: Better Never to Have Been

The Harm of Coming into Existence
Most people believe that they were either benefited or at least not harmed by being brought into existence. David Benatar presents a startling challenge to these assumptions. He argues that people systematically overestimate the quality of their life, and suffer quite serious harms by coming into existence.Benatar's discussion is clear and intelligent.
Autor Benatar, David
Verlag Oxford Academic
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2008
Seitenangabe 256 S.
Meldetext Lieferbar in ca. 10-20 Arbeitstagen
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Abbildungen 13 tables
Masse H20.1 cm x B13.5 cm x D1.4 cm 257 g
Coverlag OUP Oxford (Imprint/Brand)
Most people believe that they were either benefited or at least not harmed by being brought into existence. David Benatar presents a startling challenge to these assumptions. He argues that people systematically overestimate the quality of their life, and suffer quite serious harms by coming into existence.Benatar's discussion is clear and intelligent.
Fr. 45.50
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-0-19-954926-9
Verfügbarkeit: Lieferbar in ca. 10-20 Arbeitstagen

Über den Autor Benatar, David

David Benatar is currently Senior Lecturer in the Philosophy Department at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He received his Ph.D. from that university, did post-doctoral work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1993 to 1995, and was Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Charleston, South Carolina, from 1995 until 1997. His teaching and research interests are in moral philosophy and related areas. In 1999 he was awarded the University of Cape Town's Distinguished Teacher Award.

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