7. Fear of Death

  1. Douglas J. Davies

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776193.ch7

A Brief History of Death

A Brief History of Death

How to Cite

Davies, D. J. (2005) Fear of Death, in A Brief History of Death, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776193.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101820

Online ISBN: 9780470776193

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Keywords:

  • death;
  • human emotions;
  • vampires;
  • human destiny;
  • zombies

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • A Mythical Form

  • Hinduism, Buddhism

  • Christianity

  • Albert Schweitzer and C. S. Lewis

  • Essential Fear

  • Plague

  • Modern Devastations

  • Philosophical Fears

  • Psychology and Fear of Death

  • Picasso

  • Fears Real and Imagined

  • Contemporary Fears

  • Imaginative Fears

  • Fear Abolished