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Post, Stephen Garrard 1951-

Overview
Works: 64 works in 301 publications in 3 languages and 18,938 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Reference works  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
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Most widely held works by Stephen Garrard Post
The moral challenge of Alzheimer disease by Stephen Garrard Post( )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 2,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Moral Challenge of Alzheimer Disease encourages humane and dignified care for people with dementia by examining the moral basis for such against the background of cultural trends that threaten it. Stephen Post argues that maintaining the emotional and relational well-being of those with dementia depends on caregivers who see dignity even in those severely affected by this condition. He addresses specific ethical issues of interest to health care professionals, families, and affected individuals - including topics such as diagnostic disclosure, restrictions on driving privileges, the extension of autonomy through advance directives, behavior control, quality of life in relation to treatment limitations, hospice care, and euthanasia. In cases of profound dementia, Post concludes, appropriate care focuses on well-being rather than on merely the intentional prolongation of life
Encyclopedia of bioethics( Book )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These volumes present informative articles on the moral and ethical dimensions of modern medicine, science, and technology
The fountain of youth : cultural, scientific, and ethical perspectives on a biomedical goal by Stephen Garrard Post( )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If effective anti-aging interventions were achieved, they would likely bring about profound alterations in the experiences of individual and collective life. What if modern scientists could find the modern equivalent to the Fountain of Youth that Ponce de Leon sought? This book addresses this question by exploring the ramifications of possible anti-aging interventions on both individual and collective life. Through a series of essays, it examines the biomedical goal of prolongevity from cultural, scientific, religious, and ethical perspectives, offering a sweeping view into the future of aging. (Publisher's Description)
Divine love : perspectives from the world's religious traditions by Jeffrey S Levin( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contributors to Divine Love cover a broad spectrum of world religions, comparing and contrasting approaches to the topic among Christians of several denominations, Jews, Buddhists, Muslims, Hindus, and adherents of traditional African religion. Each chapter focuses on the definition and conceptual boundaries of divine love; on its expression and experience; on its instrumentality and salience; and both on how it can become distorted and on how it has been made manifest or restored by great historic exemplars of altruism, compassion, and unlimited love. The ultimate aim for many of the world's major faith traditions is to love and be loved by God-to live in connection with the Divine, in union with the Beloved, in reconciliation with the Ultimate. Religious scholars Jeff Levin and Stephen G. Post have termed this connection "divine love." In their new collection of the same name, they have invited eight of the world's preeminent religious scholars to share their perspectives on the what, how, and why of divine love. From this diverse gathering of perspectives emerges evidence that to love and to be loved by God, to enter into a mutual and covenantal relationship with the Divine, may well offer solutions to many of the current crises around the world. Only a loving relationship with the Source of being within the context of the great faith and wisdom traditions of the world can fully inform and motivate the acts of love, unity, justice, compassion, kindness, and mercy for all beings that are so desperately required to counter the toxic influences in the world. Contributors: William C. Chittick, Vigen Guroian, Ruben L. F. Habito, William K. Mahony, John S. Mbiti, Jacob Neusner, Clark H. Pinnock, and David Tracy
Unlimited love : altruism, compassion, and service by Stephen Garrard Post( )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if we could prove that love heals mental illness and is vital to successful therapeutic outcomes in all areas of health care? What if we could prove that people who live more for others than for self have greater psychological well-being?
Research on altruism & love : an annotated bibliography of major studies in psychology, sociology, evolutionary biology, and theology by Stephen Garrard Post( )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research on Altruism and Love is a compendium of annotated bibliographies reviewing literature and research studies on the nature of love. An essay introduces each of the annotated bibliographies
Altruism & altruistic love : science, philosophy, & religion in dialogue by Stephen Garrard Post( Book )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Publisher-supplied data) The concept of altruism, or disinterested concern for another's welfare, has been discussed by everyone from theologians to psychologists to biologists. In this book, evolutionary, neurological, developmental, psychological, social, cultural, and religious aspects of altruistic behavior are examined. It is a collaborative examination of one of humanity's essential and defining characteristics by renowned researchers from various disciplines. Their integrative dialogue illustrates that altruistic behavior is a significant mode of expression that can be studied by various scholarly methods and understood from a variety of perspectives in both the humanities and the sciences. Altruism and Altruistic Love establishes a framework for scholarship on altruism by presenting definitions, a historical overview, a review of contemporary research, and debates in various disciplines, as well as a discussion of directions for future work
Godly love : a rose planted in the desert of our hearts by Stephen Garrard Post( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this uplifting new book, author Stephen G. Post explores the mysteries and the wonder of Godly love & mdash;the all important love that is at once personal, unconditional, unlimited, generative, and omnipresent. The title alludes to Isaiah 35, to the way in which Godly love is said to plant a rose in our hearts precisely when we feel most like a dry desert with no more love of our own to give. Post draws on his own life experiences as well as his work at the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, as he intersperses personal anecdotes with spiritual truths and research on human happiness. In
Why good things happen to good people : the exciting new research that proves the link between doing good and living a longer, healthier, happier life by Stephen Garrard Post( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life-enhancing benefits of compassion, generosity, kindness, and caring, establishing a link between doing good and physical health, longevity, well-being, and life-satisfaction, and outlining a personalized plan for creating a more generouslife
Too old for health care? : controversies in medicine, law, economics, and ethics( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author discuss topics ranging from the economics of geriatric care to the use of medical technology for elderly patients, from legal and religious views on rationing health care to ways of establishing equitable public policies.--
Dementia and aging : ethics, values, and policy choices( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hidden gifts of helping : how the power of giving, compassion, and hope can get us through hard times by Stephen Garrard Post( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life affirming book that helps us discover how to making "helping" a lifetime activity The world's religions affirm it to be so and recent research across a number of disciplines tell us that "Helping others not only benefits those we assist but is good for us as well." The recent and astonishingly generous outpouring of help and donations in response to the earthquake in Haiti is a clear demonstration of this phenomenon, but what if we could be convinced to make helping others a way of life, even when times are hard? Post is author of the widely praised When Good Things Happen to Good People filled with inspirational anecdotes about the transformative power of doing good. The author is a leader in the study of altruism, compassion, and love as well as the President of the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love. Beautiful packaging, ideal for gift giving, The Hidden Gifts of Helping Others will leave you with the unshakable feeling that the world is an essentially good place"--
Inquiries in bioethics by Stephen Garrard Post( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human nature and the freedom of public religious expression by Stephen Garrard Post( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing on current research in science and religion, bioethicist Stephen G. Post provocatively argues that human beings are, by nature, inclined toward a presence in the universe that is higher than their own. In consequence, the institutions of everyday life, such as schools, the workplace, and the public square, are not justified in censoring the spiritual and religious expression that freely arises from the wellspring of the human spirit." "Human Nature and the Freedom of Public Religious Expression offers an alternative to the views of political philosophers such as Richard Rorty, and educators such as John Dewey, who fail to acknowledge the unique contribution that religious language, when thoughtfully implemented, makes to the tone and content of public debate and education. Post's perspective privileges no particular religion, but rather asks that adherents to all faiths, including secularism, be allowed freely to express their core values in a civil, respectful, and public manner. Post calls for a recovery of the full meaning of liberal democracy in all domains of public life, so that we might again discover the value of freedom of expression."--Jacket
A theory of agape : on the meaning of Christian love by Stephen Garrard Post( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Altruism and health : perspectives from empirical research by Stephen Garrard Post( Book )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artikelen vanuit diverse disciplines in het kader van een wetenschappelijk project over de invloed van altruïsme op de gezondheid van de weldoener
Bioethics for students : how do we know what's right? : issues in medicine, animal rights, and the environment( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles that consider some of the major questions of bioethics, examing topics in the categories of animals, death ahd dying, environment, and fertility and reproduction
Spheres of love : toward a new ethics of the family by Stephen Garrard Post( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and German and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More lasting unions : Christianity, the family, and society by Stephen Garrard Post( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genetic testing for Alzheimer disease : ethical and clinical issues( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Encyclopedia of bioethics
Alternative Names
Garrard Post, Stephen 1951-

Post, S. G.

Post, Stephen 1951-

Post, Stephen G.

Post, Stephen G. 1951-

Post, Stephen G. (Garrad), 1951-

Post, Stephen G. (Stephen Garrard), 1951-

Post, Stephen Garrard

Post, Stephen Garrard 1951-

Stephen G. Post American philosopher

Stephen G. Post filosof american

Stephen G. Post filósofo estadounidense

포스트, 스테판 G. 1951-

포스트, 스티븐 1951-

포스트, 스티븐 제랄드 1951-

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German (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
Encyclopedia of bioethicsThe fountain of youth : cultural, scientific, and ethical perspectives on a biomedical goalDivine love : perspectives from the world's religious traditionsUnlimited love : altruism, compassion, and serviceResearch on altruism & love : an annotated bibliography of major studies in psychology, sociology, evolutionary biology, and theologyAltruism & altruistic love : science, philosophy, & religion in dialogueGodly love : a rose planted in the desert of our heartsWhy good things happen to good people : the exciting new research that proves the link between doing good and living a longer, healthier, happier life