Causes of Death for Some of the Great Philosophers, by Stiv Fleishman Thales: Drowning Parmenides: It wasn't anything at all Ockham: Cut while shaving Russell: Cut while being shaved by one who did not shave himself Descartes: Stopped thinking Spinoza: Substance abuse Leibniz: Monadnucleosis Darwin: Natural causes Hume: Unnatural causes Kant: Transcendental causes (although it was his own idea) Paley: By design Heidegger: By Dasein Meinong: Climbing accident Neurath: Boating accident G.E. Moore: By his own hand, obviously Sheffer: Stroke Sartre: Nausea Pascal: Became despondent after losing a wager Wittgenstein: Tried to see if death was an experience one lived through. (Alternate: fell off a ladder) Hegel: Collision with owl at duskEmail ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook
Born Adelaide 1948. Moved to Canberra 1969. Married Jenny 1970. Three children - Nathan Moore, Loani Falconer, and Mon Hall; children-in-law Lisa Moore, Wes Falconer, and Scotty Hall. Thirteen grandchildren - Jackson, Tyler, Charlie and Samuel Moore; Kayleigh, Jarod, Alex, Olivia, Will, and Sophie Falconer; Josiah, Liana, and Amelie Hall.