Download PDF by Julian C. Hughes,Stephen J. Louw,Steven R. Sabat: Dementia: Mind, Meaning, and the Person (International

By Julian C. Hughes,Stephen J. Louw,Steven R. Sabat

ISBN-10: 019856614X

ISBN-13: 9780198566144

ISBN-10: 0198566158

ISBN-13: 9780198566151

Dementia is an affliction that increases very important questions about our personal attitudes to ailment and getting older. It additionally increases extremely important matters past the limits of dementia to do with how we predict of ourselves as humans - primary questions about own id. Is the individual with dementia a similar individual she or he used to be earlier than? Is the person with dementia an individual in any respect? In a outstanding approach, dementia turns out to threaten the very life of the self. This ebook brings jointly philosophers and practitioners to discover the conceptual concerns that come up in reference to this more and more universal ailment. Drawing on quite a few philosophers resembling Descartes, Locke, Hume, Wittgenstein, the authors discover the character of non-public id in dementia. in addition they express how the lives and selfhood of individuals with dementia should be greater via realization to their psychosocial and religious environment.

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