Week #43 - He's dead, Horatio
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Phil Moscowitz (crit)

Unusual death: In 270 BC, Philitas of Cos, Greek intellectual, is said by Athenaeus to have studied arguments and erroneous word usage so intensely that he wasted away and starved to death. British classicist Alan Cameron speculates that Philitas died from a wasting disease which his contemporaries joked was caused by his pedantry.

The Liar's Paradox
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