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The Book of Dead Philosophers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date February 10, 2009
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780307472632
ISBN-10 0307472639
Original list price $15.95
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9781847080103
 
from Granta Books (June 2, 2008)
9781847080103 | details & prices | 298 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $25.35
About: Starting from the premise that philosophers' deaths have been as interesting as their lives, Simon Critchley pulls readers in with quirky stories of how philosophers died and then confronts the big themes - in this case, what 'a good death' means and how to live with the knowledge of death and free from what he calls 'delusions and sophistries'.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780307390431
 
Original edition from Vintage Books (February 10, 2009)
9780307390431 | details & prices | 265 pages | 5.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.36 lbs | List price $16.95
About: 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, amusing, absurd, and exemplary.
Miscellaneous
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from Vintage Books (February 10, 2009)
9780307472632 | details & prices | List price $15.95

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