Medellín: Editorial Universidad de Antioquia, 2008. b/w and color plates, facs., ind., bibl. (p.-201),color pict. fldg. wrps. (New). Item #92460
Examines the concept of death in relation with modern lives and the world. Combining a medical and humanist perception, the present essay analyses aspects such as technification, medicalization of life, cloning, the desire of immortality, segregation of older people and the solitude of the dying, opening a debate about post-modernity and the revolution of the scientific paradigm in physics, medicine and psychoanalysis. With introductions to sciences that are modifying our conceptions of life nd death, like Thanatology. Third edition.