“A 97-Year-Old Philosopher Faces His Own Death
Herbert Fingarette once argued that there was no reason to fear death. At 97, his own mortality began to haunt him, and he had to rethink everything. Read more:.”
“Herbert Fingarette (20 January 1921 – 2 November 2018) was an American philosopher and emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his PhD at the University of California, Los Angeles under the direction of Donald Piatt.
Fingarette’s work deals with issues in philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics, law, and Chinese philosophy.”