Understanding and Coping With Grief
Lecture 5 of 24Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
This Lecture: In this lecture on what Professor Berkson calls "an inescapable part of the human condition," unpack the feelings and behaviors of the grieving process. Topics include the evolutionary benefits of grief, the five stages of grief laid out by Elizabeth K|bler-Ross, and the three categories of grieving identified by psychologist George Bonanno. The Course: Bringing together theology, philosophy, biology, anthropology, literature, psychology, and sociology, these lectures are a brilliant compendium of how human beings have struggled to come to terms with death. You'll encounter everything from ancient burial practices and traditional views of the afterlife to near-death experiences and 21st-century theories about transcending death. All Lectures: 1. Death's Place in Our Lives 2. Defining Death 3. Death, Illusion, and Meaning 4. Is It Rational to Fear Death? 5. Understanding and Coping with Grief 6. Death Rituals and the Corpse 7. American Death Rituals 8. Approaches to Dying Well 9. Judaism on Death and the Afterlife 10. Death and Hope in Christianity 11. Islam on Returning to God 12. Death, Rebirth, and Liberation in Hinduism 13. Buddhism on Impermanence and Mindfulness 14. The Process of Dying in Tibetan Buddhism 15. Confucian Remembrance, Daoist Forgetting 16. Death and Syncretism in China 17. Suicide Examined 18. The Choice of Euthanasia 19. Killing in War and the Pacifist Challenge 20. Considering Capital Punishment 21. Killing Non-Human Animals 22. Near-Death Experiences 23. The Pursuit of Immortality 24. The Value of Death
Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2016.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital. digital,digital recording data file
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