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Type Title Description Keywords Full details
Document Alive, yet dead: Mourning in the Victorian period, Sandra Franz

This article explores the attitude towards death through two different sources – a photograph of parents posing with their deceased infant as an...

Tennyson, mourning, 19th century, Victorian Culture, Photography, Death view
Link Ancient Philosophy

Full course with lecture notes, assignments, text analysis presentations and related study materials

Greek philosophy, Plato, Aristotle, Knowledge, immortality, Free will, Socrates, Matter, Soul, Virtue, Justice, Happiness, Death view
Course Cultural Anthropology

From the concept of cultural identity to the complexities of gender, race and religion, we explore key issues in the theory and practice of...

Society, Culture, Economy, Politics, Power, Religion, Tradition, Magic, Death view
Link Cultural Anthropology reading list in Oxford library catalogue

Cultural Anthropology reading list in Oxford library catalogue

Society, Culture, Economy, Politics, Power, Religion, Tradition, Magic, Death view
Link David Hume

Full course with syllabus, readings etc.. Explores Hume's reasons for complacency in the face of death.

Death, Philosophy of death, Religious belief view
Link The health effects of poverty in London in 1896 and 1991

This study compares the extent to which late 20th century patterns of mortality in London are predicted by contemporary patterns of poverty and by...

Poverty, Victorian, London, Death view
Link The Philosophy of Death

Full course with assessments, lecture notes, readings, video lectures etc.. It explores philosophical problems about death by studying Plato, the...

Death, Soul, Plato, immortality view
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