Book UN_ENDLICH life with death DE

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Homo sapiens is probably the only animal that knows it's going to die. Only humans are aware of their own existence - and thus also of their vulnerability and transience. Despite all scientific advances, death remains a phenomenon beyond our comprehension. There is nothing we know less about than the moment after death.

The answers to the question of what death means are as different as the cultures and religions around the world. UN_ENDLICH combines these perspectives in essays, interviews, photographs and personal reports. The book opens up a multi-layered view of ideas about the afterlife, mourning, dealing with the dying and the dead - and asks about the future of Homo sapiens in the age of the Anthropocene.

With contributions by and interviews with:Cristina Cattaneo
Stephen Cave
Dipesh Chakrabarty
Jens Dreier
Matthew Glaubrecht
Liv Nilsson Stutz
Julia Samuel
Helaine Selin & Robert M. Rakoff Robin Wall Kimmerer
and many others

Seaman and Henschel Verlag 2023

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