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What can you tell about a person from the way they die? In The Book of Dead Philosophers, Simon Critchley, Professor of Philosophy at the New School in New York, explores death, our last taboo, from a most unusual perspective. He recounts the demise of famous philosophers, revealing how their variously tragic, amusing, and bizarre ends can help us lead richer lives.
- Simon Critchley, author of The Book of Dead Philosophers, Professor and Chair of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York
- Simon Critchley
- The Book of Dead Philosophers (with excerpt)
- New York Times review of the book
- Simon Critchley's interview on NPR