What Kind of a ‘Next World’?

  • Frank B. Dilley
Part of the Library of Philosophy and Religion book series


If we are to discuss the problem of survival intelligently, we must try to form some idea of what the life after death might conceivably be like. If we cannot form such an idea, however rough and provisional, it is pointless to discuss the factual evidence for or against the ‘Survival Hypothesis’. A critic may object that there is no such hypothesis, on the ground that the phrase ‘survival of human personality after death’ has no intelligible meaning at all.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank B. Dilley
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  1. 1.University of DelawareNewarkUSA

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