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by Stanley Shostak


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A fascinating book on how our bodies are evolving towards a longer life.

A fascinating book on how our bodies are evolving towards a longer life. This book ignores the problems that might kill us before our time. For some evidence of how this is affecting our world, consider that when social security was passed in 1935, at that time the median life expectancy in the US was 54 for women and 46 for men. Now it is in the seventies.

Death, Shostak claims, is not the end of a linear journey, static and indifferent to change. Pointing to the artificial means currently used to prolong life, he argues that as we become increasingly juvenilized in our adult life, death will become significantly and evolutionarily delayed. As bodies evolve, the embryos of succeeding generations may be accumulating the stem cells that preserve and restore, providing the resources necessary to live.

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Argues that death is not unchanging, but rather has evolved over time. ISBN13:9780791469460. Release Date:October 2006.

Stanley Shostak has studied cnidarians such as Hydra for a number of years. He elaborates on these themes in The Evolution of Death. Like many biologists who study these seemingly immortal animals, Shostak has thought more generally about aging and senescence. The book is divided into two parts, Part I (four chapters), How biology makes sense of death, and Part II (two chapters), How death evolves and where it is heading

The evolution of death : why we are living longer, Stanley Shostak.

S TAT E U N I V E R S I T Y O F N E W Y O R K P R E S S Published by State University of New York Press, Albany. The evolution of death : why we are living longer, Stanley Shostak. p. ; cm. - (SUNY series in philosophy and biology) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN-13: 978-0-7914-6945-3 (hardcover : alk. paper) ISBN-10: 0-7914-6945-X (hardcover : alk. paper) ISBN-13: 978-0-7914-6946-0 (pbk. : alk. paper) ISBN-10: 0-7914-6946-8 (pbk. paper) 1. Death.

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In The Evolution of Death, Stanley Shostak argues that death, like life, can evolve. Observing that literature, philosophy, religion, genetics, physics, and gerontology still struggle to explain why we die, Shostak explores the mystery of death from a biological perspective. Death, Shostak claims, is not the end of a linear journey, static and indifferent to change.

Philosophy of Biology. State University of New York Press (2006). Is Living Longer Living Better? Larry S. Temkin - 2008 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 25 (3):193-210. Philosophy of Cognitive Science. Philosophy of Computing and Information. Philosophy of Mathematics. Philosophy of Physical Science. Argues that death is not unchanging, but rather has evolved over time. Cancer Patients Facing Death : Is the Patient Who Focuses on Living in Denial of His/Her Death? Sherry R. Schachter - 2009 - In Michael K. Bartalos (e., Speaking of Death: America's New Sense of Mortality.

Argues that death is not unchanging, but rather has evolved over time.

Comments: (2)

Ffyan
A fascinating book on how our bodies are evolving towards a longer life. This book ignores the problems that might kill us before our time. This includes war, accidents, infectious disease, famine, etc. Instead it looks at what happens to our bodies as we age. Is there a 'death gene' that starts shutting our bodily systems down at some age? How does heredity play a part?

This book is a popular summary of recent research into the end of life. It looks at the statistics showing that we are living longer and then begins to look at ways to account for our longer lives.

For some evidence of how this is affecting our world, consider that when social security was passed in 1935, at that time the median life expectancy in the US was 54 for women and 46 for men. Now it is in the seventies. What happens medically, socially, institutionality if life expectancy extends to 150 years or perhaps 300?
Lcena
Iconoclastic, erudite, rich in detail and hypotheses. Paradigm-shifting view of aging and life-span extension. A great mix of science and philosophy, with a poetic touch.
The Evolution of Death: Why We Are Living Longer (SUNY series in Philosophy and Biology) download epub
Diets & Weight Loss
Author: Stanley Shostak
ISBN: 079146945X
Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting
Subcategory: Diets & Weight Loss
Language: English
Publisher: SUNY Press; 1 edition (October 12, 2006)
Pages: 260 pages