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dc.contributor.author Tatum, Jerome Darin
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-03T21:07:32Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-03T21:07:32Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/197651 en
dc.description.abstract Lucretius’ belief in an atomic structure of the universe that is very similar to the view modem science holds, helped to inform his views about the lack of possibility for the survival of the soul after death. He feels that we should not worry our minds with the fear of death, because at death, the body and the soul cease to have experience. I will show that the ancient Egyptians also had an understanding of science and the mind that are similar to some contemporaries in the field. I will compare the views of Lucretius on science and the mind with that of the ancient Egyptians. Egyptian views present a powerful challenge to Lucretius' view. I will argue that the ancient Egyptians had legitimate reasons to oppose the view of Lucretius that there is absolutely no possibility for the soul or consciousness to survive the process of death. en_US
dc.format.extent vii, 54 leaves en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher San Francisco State University en_US
dc.rights Copyright by Jerome Darin Tatum, 2017 en_US
dc.source AS36 2017 PHIL .T388
dc.title The implications of materialism for post mortem survial in Lucretian and ancient Egyptian philosophy en_US
dc.title.alternative The implications of materialism for post mortem survival in Lucretian and ancient Egyptian philosophy
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Philosophy en_US


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