Module 2 clip #3

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This is a lecture clip from my online Philosophy of Death and Dying course.

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Module 2 clip #3

  1. 1. Categorical Desires Categorical Desires-desires that give usreasons to continue to live Not conditional Most people have them, and are motivated tokeep on living by additional such desires Desire to live is not a categorical desire
  2. 2. Why EM is Bored For EM to have a reason to go on living, shemust have at least one categorical desire Because she has lived so long, she has hadand satisfied all possible categorical desires Given her character, there is a finite set ofcategorical desires that she can have, withoutceasing to be herself

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