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date: 06 December 2021

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This chapter, which examines the argument of Epicurus about the timing problem of death, clarifies the Epicurean challenge and identifies some merits and disadvantages of the various anti-Epicurean views. It also explains the concept of several relevant principles including atemporalism, subsequentism, priorism, concurrentism, and eternalism, arguing that the Epicurean argument and its premises are valid.

Keywords: timing problem, death, Epicurus, anti-Epicurean views, Epicurean argument, atemporalism, subsequentism, priorism, concurrentism, eternalism

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