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Oslo Death Network

ODN is an interdisciplinary research network in death studies.

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Our capacity to reflect on the finite nature of human existence conditions how we perceive ourselves and our values, and such reflection motivates our actions to a much greater degree than is commonly acknowledged. We are normally inclined to suppress thoughts and anxieties about death, as these are overwhelmingly associated with negative feelings; yet, an awareness and acceptance of the inevitability of death nurtures positive values and actions and leads to a better quality of life. 

 

Oslo Death Network has participants from across a range of fields, including medicine, psychology, philosophy, musicology and the arts. 

Tags: musicology, philosophy, medicine
Published Mar. 28, 2019 2:30 PM - Last modified Nov. 7, 2019 1:00 PM