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Being Mortal, Review Essay

Atul Gawande, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, Metropolitan Books, 2014, $15.60 (Hbk), ISBN 9780805095159 Michael Hawking University of Michigan Download PDF Modern medical advances have lengthened the human life span, such that it is now longer than it has been at any point in human history. … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Compassion in Islam

Perspectives on Compassion in Islam Imam Ibrahim Amin Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies     Bismillāh ar-Raḥmān ar-Raḥīm In the name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful This is the standard invocation, of Divine authorship according to the Islamic tradition, with which Muslims are encouraged to initiate not … Continue reading

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Empathy and the Constitution of the Self

Empathy and the Constitution of the Self in the Philosophy of Edith Stein Nikolas Prassas Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion Download PDF   The purpose of this paper is a modest one. I mean to offer an analysis of the concept of empathy as it is presented in the work … Continue reading

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