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Introduction: Aging and Human Nature – Perspectives from Philosophical, Theological, and Historical Anthropology

  • Mark SchwedaEmail author
  • Michael Coors
  • Claudia Bozzaro
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Part of the International Perspectives on Aging book series (Int. Perspect. Aging, volume 25)

Abstract

This introduction provides an overview on aging and old age in philosophical, theological, and historical anthropology. It explains the volume’s conception and objectives and gives a brief outlook on its systematic structure and on the content of the contributions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Health Services ResearchUniversity of OldenburgOldenburgGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Social EthicsFaculty of Theology, University of ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of Medical Ethics & History of MedicineUniversity of FreiburgFreiburg im BreisgauGermany

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