What Does It Mean to Grow Old?: Reflections from the Humanities

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Thomas R. Cole, Sally A. Gadow
Duke University Press, 1987 - 316 lappuses
In What Does It Mean to Grow Old? essayists come to grips as best they can with the phenomenon of an America that is about to become the Old Country. They have been drawn from every relevant discipline—gerontology, social medicine, politics, health, anthropology, ethics, law—and asked to speak their mind. Most of them write extremely well [and their] sharply individual voices are heard.
 

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The Meaning of Life and the Meaning of Old Age
9
The Virtues and Vices of the Elderly William F May
41
The Meaning of Risk Rights and Responsibility
63
Current Issues
99
Victorian Morality in a New Key Thomas R Cole
115
Literature
131
The Wizard of Pilgrimage or What Color
163
The Meaning of Health Care in Old Age
179
Neighborhood Communality
199
The Dialectic
235
A Select Bibliography
255
Introduction Sally Gadow 131
275
Index
299
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