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Durham University

Department of Philosophy

Staff

Publication details for Professor Geoffrey Scarre

Scarre, Geoffrey. (2001). On caring about one's posthumous reputation. American philosophical quarterly 38(2): 209-219.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

Focuses on the concern for posthumous celebrity. Efforts of some to be remembered after death; Triumph over death with the survival of the significance of ones work or deed; Caution on the foolishness of the effort if the deed does not promote good values.