Têtes-mortes: D'un ouvrage abandonné, Assez, Imagination by Samuel Beckett, Ludovic Janvier, Agnès Janvier

By Samuel Beckett, Ludovic Janvier, Agnès Janvier

« Le jardinier coupe les têtes mortes de son rosier s'il veut qu'il soit florissant. Les pétales recueillis continueront à offrir leur parfum. Ainsi de l'écrivain qui confie à los angeles booklet ce qui a fleuri sous sa plume, puis va poursuivant son œuvre. » (E. F.) Composition du recueil : D'un ouvrage abandonné (écrit en anglais en 1956-1957, traduit en français par Ludovic et Agnès Janvier en collaboration avec l'auteur). Assez (écrit en français en 1966). mind's eye morte imaginez (écrit en français en 1965). Bing (écrit en français en 1966). Sans (écrit en français en 1969).

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Endings: A Sociology of Death and Dying by Michael C. Kearl

By Michael C. Kearl

Arguing that loss of life is the important strength shaping our social lifestyles and order, Michael Kearl attracts on anthropology, faith, politics, philosophy, the common sciences, economics, and psychology to supply a vast sociological viewpoint at the interrelationships of existence and demise, displaying how dying contributes to social swap and the way the meanings of loss of life are generated to serve social features. operating from a social in addition to a mental point of view, Kearl analyzes conventional themes, together with getting older, suicide, grief, and scientific ethics whereas additionally analyzing present matters resembling the influence of the AIDS epidemic on social belief, governments' use of loss of life symbolism, the enterprise of loss of life and demise, the political financial system of doomsday weaponry, and demise in pop culture. Incisive and unique, this booklet maps the separate contributions of varied social associations to American attitudes towards demise, looking at the impression of every upon the wider cultural outlook on existence.

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A Social History of Dying by Allan Kellehear

By Allan Kellehear

Our reports of demise were formed by means of historical rules approximately loss of life and social accountability on the finish of lifestyles. From Stone Age principles approximately loss of life as otherworld trip to the modern Cosmopolitan Age of loss of life in nursing houses, Allan Kellehear takes the reader on a 2 million 12 months trip of discovery that covers the foremost demanding situations we'll all ultimately face: expecting, getting ready, taming and timing for our eventual deaths. it is a significant evaluate of the human and medical sciences literature approximately human death behavior. The ancient strategy of this booklet locations our contemporary pictures of melanoma death and remedy in broader old, epidemiological and international context. Professor Kellehear argues that we're witnessing an increase in shameful varieties of loss of life. it isn't melanoma, center illness or clinical technological know-how that offers smooth demise behavior with its maximum ethical assessments, yet relatively poverty, getting older and social exclusion.

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Memory and mourning : studies on Roman death by Valerie Hope, Janet Huskinson

By Valerie Hope, Janet Huskinson

This e-book explores the subjects of reminiscence and mourning from the Roman deathbed to the Roman cemetery, drawing subject material from the literature, paintings, and archaeology of old Rome. It brings jointly scholarship on different elements of Roman demise, investigating connections among historic poetry, heritage and oratory and putting those along archaeological and textual facts for Roman funerary and commemorative rituals. a chain of case reports targeted on person authors and/or particular points of formality behaviour, strains the tale of Roman loss of life: how the population of the Roman international faced their mortality, disposed of the lifeless, remembered the lifeless and praised the lifeless, thereby improving our knowing of Roman society

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Choosing to SEE: A Journey of Struggle and Hope by Mary Beth Chapman, Ellen Vaughn

By Mary Beth Chapman, Ellen Vaughn

"Every every now and then a publication comes alongside that's not in simple terms great--it's a present. An extravagant present. this can be a kind of books."--Beth Moore

From the start, Mary Beth Chapman's lifestyles used to be no longer how she deliberate. All she sought after used to be a peaceful, peaceable lifetime of balance and keep an eye on. in its place, God gave her an award-winning singer/songwriter husband, loopy schedules, and a houseful of creatively rambunctious kids. so much tricky of all, God's plans for her additionally integrated tragedy.

In Choosing to SEE, Mary Beth unveils her fight to permit God to put in writing the tale of her lifestyles, either the chuffed chapters and the tragic ones. and because the tale unfolds, she's been compelled to combat with a few of life's largest questions: the place is God while issues crumble? Why does God permit bad issues to take place? How am i able to live to tell the tale tough times?

No subject the place you end up on your personal lifestyles tale, you are going to treasure the way in which Mary Beth exhibits that even within the challenging instances, there's desire if you happen to decide to SEE.

"Mary Beth makes the private areas of our being more straightforward to embody and seize. I felt like i used to be taking a look at my very own center uncovered at the pages of this book."--Denise Jonas, mom of the Jonas Brothers

"Mary Beth has a tremendous tale to inform that begins lengthy earlier than the twist of fate. It's a narrative of heartache, betrayal, melancholy, and loss. but her encouragement to us is that there's hope--spring is coming."--Mark (of Casting Crowns) and Melanie corridor

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The Right to Die (Point Counterpoint) by John E. Ferguson Jr., Alan Marzilli

By John E. Ferguson Jr., Alan Marzilli

Is there a correct to die? should still the aged or the terminally in poor health be allowed to take their very own lives? should still the households of comatose sufferers be accepted to determine whilst to drag the plug? providing excerpts from courtroom judgements, this paintings examines the incendiary factor via illuminating the arguments from each side.

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Little Boy Blue: A Puppy's Rescue from Death Row and His by Kim Kavin

By Kim Kavin

While journalist Kim Kavin determined that she sought after a dog, she did what hundreds of thousands of individuals do each year: clicked on a web photograph and submitted an program. She had no concept that the lovely brindle--advertised as fit and close to her domestic in New Jersey--was really a last-minute rescue from a gas-chamber take care of in North Carolina. Blue had arrived within the Northeast with a minimum of a dozen different canines in an RV that's only one between numerous transports whose sponsors are dedicating their efforts to saving canines in any respect attainable. Blue was once chuffed and pleasant, yet he appeared to have persisted a few strange albeit unknown ordeal. The dog's demeanour triggered Kavin to track his background the entire as far back as a protracted row of cages the place Blue have been tagged to be placed down in precisely 3 extra days. Little Boy Blue is the real tale of 1 candy puppy's trip of survival. It's additionally a surprising exposé that describes a brutal ongoing truth inside of a few of this country's taxpayer-funded shelters. yet Little Boy Blue additionally tells an inspiring tale of the grass-roots rescue community that has exploded around the kingdom in recent times. Readers will come to understand and love a truly particular puppy who now brings smiles to the faces of every person he meets. From a unmarried click on of Kim Kavin's laptop mouse, Blue's trip of an entire life begun. this is often the tale of Little Boy Blue, advised with candor and loads of love.

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Molecular Mechanisms of Programmed Cell Death by Yufang Shi, John A. Cidlowski, David W. Scott, Jia-Rui Wu,

By Yufang Shi, John A. Cidlowski, David W. Scott, Jia-Rui Wu, Yun Bo Shi

This quantity offers a present review of key genes considering the keep an eye on of apoptosis learn including suggestions on destiny customers and medical functions. most sensible scientists from all over the world wrote on present progresses to aid identify and/or improve communications among scientists from the West and people in Asia.

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Death's Dominion: Ethics at the end of life (Facing Death) by Simon Woods

By Simon Woods

I loved examining this e-book a great deal. it's very readable and good argued utilizing genuine lifestyles situations and suggestion experiments in addition … The e-book presents the reader with a brief background of and an summary of crucial matters in smooth palliative care. numerous theoretical discussions are in actual fact set out, similar to: the connection among the hospice circulation and sleek palliative care, among palliative care and well-being care ordinarily, among palliative sedation and euthanasia, and the query even if euthanasia might be a part of palliative care. the writer begins with exploring the present debates after which develops his personal arguments in a balanced and well-structured manner. drugs, health and wellbeing Care and Philosophy "The textual content of this e-book is on the market, the philosophical and moral arguments are basically articulated, and correct moral rules are built-in into the critique of the problems, making this a truly helpful publication for nurses operating in palliative in addition to as a rule care." Nursing Ethics "It is crucially vital for any pupil or researcher who's heavily contemplating moral and coverage concerns on the finish of lifestyles to include and take on intellectually the problems that Woods increases during this publication. i'd fortunately suggest it." magazine of clinical Ethics What constitutes a superb demise? Is it attainable to rearrange a great dying? Is killing suitable with being concerned? This e-book appears to be like at loss of life and the problems and moral dilemmas confronted on the finish of existence. It addresses the crucial concerns within the box resembling: Withholding and chickening out therapy Euthanasia and assisted suicide Terminal sedation The function of autonomy Palliative care Drawing on a philosophical framework, the writer explores end-of-life matters in an effort to give some thought to the character of the great loss of life and the way this can be completed. The e-book considers if it is permissible or fascinating to steer the standard of death: delivering palliative sedation as a potential replacement to terminal sedation, the argument is prolonged to ascertain why a few varieties of assisted death will be proven to be appropriate with the guidelines of palliative care. attention is usually given to destiny advancements comparable to existence extension concepts and the moral questions that that those suggestions could increase. As such, the e-book follows within the ongoing philosophical culture to critique and examine present inspiration regarding dying, encouraging self-reflection within the reader and supplying feedback for perform in end-of-life care. Death’s Dominion is vital analyzing for college kids and execs thinking about care of the death, in addition to people with an curiosity within the philosophical concerns surrounding end-of-life care.

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The Death of Faith a.k.a. Quietly in Their Sleep by Donna Leon

By Donna Leon

Maria Testa, higher identified to Brunetti because the nun who as soon as cared for his mom, turns up on the Commissario's door. Maria has left her nursing convent after the suspicious deaths of 5 sufferers. Is she growing fears to justify leaving behind her vocation, or is there a extra sinister situation?

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