The Book of Dead Philosophers

The Book of Dead Philosophers

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“To philosophize is to learn how to die.” —Cicero; assassinated by order of Mark Antony

“One who no longer is cannot suffer.” —Lucretius; suicide, allegedly driven mad by a love potion

“Life is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” —Hobbes; died in bed, age 91

In this collection of brief lives (and deaths) of nearly two hundred of the world's greatest thinkers, noted philosopher Simon Critchley creates a register of mortality that is tragic,… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (February 10, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 3.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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