Author(s): Muhammed KIZILGEÇ?T

Individual’s choice of suicide may seem as a personal choice at the first glance. It can also be thought that firstly and mostly he is influenced by the action of suicide. However, this action is eventually an attack to the honour of humanity realised by a member of the human family. It is an attack to the meaning feature of all the religions and moral theories which aim at preserving and sustaining the honur of humanity. Modernism has brough together change in the human’s value world, daily life and entity perception, interpretation practise. As a result of this change which also transformed individual’a god concept and property perception he started to regard the commodity and body committed to him as an entrust in his own property. The fact that the suicide phenomenon is shapening together with indivualisation process of modernism manifests the result that suicide has reached a more extensive literature and become a fact with modernism. based on the nature of the specified result it is tried in two ways. First, the word of " suicide" a " concept" to reveal the transformation journey. The latter acts as a " suicide " in relation with the modernization process will be to transfer the data of statistical prevalence in Turkish society.


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