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Agnes Heller, Hungarian Philosopher and Outspoken Dissident, Dies at 90

Agnes Heller, a prominent Hungarian philosopher and dissident who repeatedly found herself unwelcome in her own…

Bryan Magee, Who Brought Philosophy to British TV, Dies at 89

LONDON — Bryan Magee, a British philosopher, writer and broadcaster who sought to bring philosophy to…

Daniel Callahan, 88, Dies; Bioethics Pioneer Weighed ‘Human Finitude’

Daniel Callahan, a pioneering bioethicist who grappled with issues presented by medical advances like organ transplants,…

Barbara Marx Hubbard, 89, Futurist Who Saw ‘Conscious Evolution,’ Dies

The candidate wanted no part of the negativity endemic to politics. Instead she offered an aggressively…

Noted: Why Is Silicon Valley So Obsessed With the Virtue of Suffering?

The wealthy of Silicon Valley ought to be living their very best lives right now. John…

Anita Silvers, an Authority on Disability Rights, Dies at 78

Anita Silvers, a philosophy professor who was a leading voice in the interpretation of the Americans…