Old age and other essays / Norberto Bobbio ; translated and edited by Allan Cameron Bobbio, Norberto, 1909-

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Bobbio, Norberto, 1909-; Aging - Philosophy.; Bobbio, Norberto, 1909-2004.
"This book by one of Italy's oldest and wisest intellectuals is a philosophical and personal meditation on ageing. The question of old age has preoccupied writers from Cicero to Amrey, but in this volume Norberto Bobbio produces an account that is specific to our times. Born in 1909, Bobbio has lived through the major events of the past century, and his experiences of Fascism, Communism and the Cold War lend his reflections a melancholy that distinguishes them from earlier eulogies on old age and death. Bobbio's conclusions are often sobering, yet his investigations into memory and mortality is written with both humour and emotion."--BOOK JACKET.
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