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Part 2 of our discussion of souls, eschatology, and the elven afterlife examines the properties inherent to fëa, including thought transmission, and then we discuss elven resurrection!
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Tolkien and Inspiration: A Multidisciplinary Symposium at the Morgan Library
Tensing the Copula by David Lewis, the philosophical essay jude referenced in this episode. (note: I kinda made a hash out of explaining why my brain leapt from tolkien’s philosophical musing on how the bodies are the same to the much more complicated topics advanced in this paper, but if you’re interested in checking it out anyway, heres a link)
Works Referenced This Episode
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), "Laws and Customs of the Eldar", published in Morgoth's Ring
M. Devaux, with the assistance of Christopher Tolkien and Carl F. Hostetter (ed.), "Fragments on elvish reincarnation", published in La Feuille de la Compagnie 3
J.R.R. Tolkien , "Ósanwe-kenta", published in Vinyar Tengwar issue 39
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), "Glorfindel", published in The Peoples of Middle-earth