Title

Existential Conceptions Of Death: Heidegger, Tillich, Rilke

Date of Award

1973

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Philosophy

Advisor(s)

Stanley Romaine Hopper

Keywords

Philosophy, existentialism, theology, poetry, courage, acceptance

Subject Categories

Metaphysics

Abstract

An interdisciplinary study of Existential conceptions of death, relating the philosopher Martin Heidegger to the theologian Paul Tillich and the poet Rainer Maria Rilke. The three share the view of death as integral to life rather than simply an objective event outside the self at the end of life.--Preface.

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