Philosophers die like everyone else, so why are their bodies interesting? Lesley Chamberlain explores.
No one lives forever, but perhaps ideas might.
Lesley Chamberlain explores the tussle between the flesh and mind.
Jeremy Bentham wanted to be stuffed.
Lenin, whether he liked it or not, was embalmed.
Lesley Chamberlain asks what a philosopher's body tells us about his thoughts when he dies.
The body of Immanuel Kant has been buried, disinterred and reburied several times as his home town of Konigsberg has changed country, name and ideology over time.
Lesley Chamberlain asks how a bundle of bones can carry the power of the ideas that once animated the living philosopher.