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History, Philosophy & Religious Studies

Thinking Life and Death From Philosophical Perspectives
生与死的哲学思考

Course No. : 221-460918-01|Start Date : 24/02/2022

Language Used

Cantonese

Total Hours

6.00

Session

3

Place

Oriental Learning Centre/East Ocean LearningCentre

Start Date

24/02/2022

Schedule

Thursday

Time

19:30 - 21:30

Tuition Fee

$780

Level

General Short Courses

Course Enquiries

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Enrolment Enquiries

2209 0290

Closing Date for Application

14/02/2022

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课程简介

如果死亡就是生命的终结,我们该当如何看待死亡?永生是否治疗死亡恐惧的良药?好死是否胜于恶活?此课程将介绍不同哲学家的观点及论证,从理性的哲学角度思考以上问题,题材包括死亡的好坏、永生、自杀、安乐死、人生意义等等。

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学习成果

在完成课程后,学员能够
- 辨析由古希腊哲学到当代哲学多种关于生死问题的观点;
- 评价各种哲学观点的优劣;
- 运用哲学论证反思生死问题,建立自己的人生观、伦理观。

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课程内容

1. 死亦何惧?
古希腊哲学家伊比鸠鲁认为死亡没什么可怕,因为我们在生时,死亡还没来,而当死亡来了,我们已不在。但我们还是会怕死,究竟从理性角度,死亡是否可怕呢?
2. 永生何欢?
当代哲学家Bernard Williams认为永生是沉闷乏味的。如果死亡可怕,我们是否渴求永生?永垂不朽究竟是永恒的天堂还是无尽的诅咒?
3. 不如好死?
存在主义哲学家卡谬说,只有一个真正严肃的哲学问题,就是自杀。人生有意义吗?如果人生是荒谬的,赖活、恶活是否不如好死?究竟自杀或安乐死是否理性?是否道德?