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March 1st, 2021

The Philosophers’ Book Club: Leo Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilyich

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Forum for Philosophy

March 1st, 2021

The Philosophers’ Book Club: Leo Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilyich

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Estimated reading time: 1 minute

Thomas Karshan/ Olga Sobolev

 


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Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilyich is one of the great novellas, notable for its unflinching portrayal of the process of dying and centrally concerned with the question how to live a meaningful life. At this Philosophers’ Book Club, we discuss Tolstoy’s philosophical ideas, his work, and his life.

 

Speakers
Thomas Karshan
Senior Lecturer in Literature, University of East Anglia
Olga Sobolev
Programme Director BSc Language, Culture and Society, LSE

 

Chair
Jonathan Birch
Fellow, Forum for Philosophy & Associate Professor of Philosophy, LSE

 

Recorded on 16 February 2021

 

 


 

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