Death And The Philosopher [The Essay]

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Death and the Philosopher: 1. Exploring the fascination with the bodies of philosophers.

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Death and the Philosopher. 2: No-one lives forever, but perhaps ideas might.

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Death and the Philosopher. 3: What does the body tell us about the thoughts?

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4/4. 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.

Death and the Philosopher. 4: How can a bundle of bones still carry the power of ideas?

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