HOW SOME PHILOSOPHERS DIED

  1. Socrates - drank hemlock
  2. Diogenes - ate raw octopus
  3. Jesus - crucified
  4. Seneca - Nero made him kill himself
  5. Boethius - garrotted
  6. More - beheaded
  7. Bruno - burnt by the Inquisition
  8. Spinoza - inhaled glass from lens grinding
  9. Schlick - murdered by a student
  10. Benjamin - suicide while fleeing Nazis
  11. Weil - starved herself
  12. Turing - ate a poisoned apple after punitive hormone therapy
  13. Camus - car crash
  14. Barthes - run over by laundry van
  15. Koestler - suicide pact with his wife