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date: 20 February 2019

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This chapter, which examines the goodness of life and the badness of death, also analyzes what people lose by dying and explains the principle of the constant-length additively separable theories. It suggests that when people die, what they lose is the rest of their life, and suggests that the badness of this loss or death can be measured by how good the life was.

Keywords: goodness of life, badness of death, additively separable theories, loss, good life

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