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The Book of Dead Philosophers


The Book of Dead Philosophers - Critchley, Simon
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Starting from the premise that philosophers' deaths have been as interesting as their lives, Simon Critchley looks at the strange circumstances in which some philosophers have died and then confronts the big themes - in this case, what 'a good death' means and how to live with the knowledge of death. The book consists of short entries on various philosophers, cataloguing the manner of their demises and linking this to their central ideas, from the Pre-Socratics to Rousseau, Kant and Nietzsche among many others. The book ...

The Book of Dead Philosophers 2009, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307390431

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The Book Of Dead Philosophers 2009, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781847080790


The Book of Dead Philosophers 2009, Granta Books (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781847080103