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Mortal harm and the antemortem experience of death

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  • i Unless otherwise indicated, all page references are to this work.

  • ii I suspect that Taylor (pp. 14–15) would say that he has established the falsity of (d) with his challenge to Pitcher8 and Feinberg3 and his case for the impossibility of posthumous harm (chapter 3), and that these arguments would apply mutatis mutandis to mortal harm. I believe this is not the case, but space does not permit me to engage this material here.

  • iii A more extensive defence of a similar (if not quite the same) suggestion is given by Blatti.9

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