- Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (754 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
- Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.
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Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Death serves as the horizon against which our lives unfold and shapes the choices we make about how to live. In fact, the knowledge of mortality has inspired much of human activitýreligion, philosophy, music and visual arts, even scientific endeavors and monumental architecture have all been driven by our understanding of death. Whether viewed as a transition to paradise or punishment, an ultimate separation or ecstatic joining, the end of existence or the beginning of a new way of being, many cultures have learned to see death as a window into the true meaning of life. The subject, therefore, deserves our close consideration.
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