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Sheathing the Bodkin: Combating Suicide - A Conversation with Jennifer Michael Hecht
Sheathing the Bodkin: Combating Suicide - A Conversation with Jennifer Michael Hecht
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Sheathing the Bodkin: Combating Suicide - A Conversation with Jennifer Michael Hecht

Howard Burton
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Sheathing the Bodkin: Combating Suicide - A Conversation with Jennifer Michael Hecht

Howard Burton
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About This Book

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and poet, author and historian commentator Jennifer Michael Hecht. After intriguing details about how she combines writing poetry, doing scholarly history and public writing, this wide-ranging conversation movingly embellishes upon Jennifer Michael Hecht's book, Stay: A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It, Stay: A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It, which is an intellectual and cultural history of the most persuasive arguments against suicide from the Stoics and the Bible to Dante, Shakespeare, Wittgenstein, and such twentieth-century writers as Albert Camus. This carefully-edited book includes an introduction, ..Or To Lend A Hand, and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter: I. Different Hats - And how to combine themII. Facing the Unthinkable - Confronting suicideIII. Historical Examinations - A litany of intriguing insightsIV. Suffering - Worth recognizingV. Meaning and Mattering - The benefits of faithAbout Ideas Roadshow Conversations: This book is part of an expanding series of 100+ Ideas Roadshow conversations, each one presenting a wealth of candid insights from a leading expert through a focused yet informal setting to give non-specialists a uniquely accessible window into frontline research and scholarship that wouldn't otherwise be encountered through standard lectures and textbooks. For other books in this series visit our website: https://ideas-on-film.com/ideasroadshow/.

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Publisher
Open Agenda Publishing Inc.
Year
2021
ISBN
9781771700597
Topic
Psychology
Subtopic
Abnormal Psychology

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