Eric Olson
Professor of Philosophy, University of Sheffield

Eric Olson is a professor of philosophy at the University of Sheffield in the UK. His latest book is What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology (2007).

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Charlie’ Bird’ Parker, centre, New York City, 1949. Collection F. Driggs/Magnum

Why is death bad?

Even without a hereafter, dying gets a bad rap. But why exactly is it no good – because of what happens, or what doesn’t?

Eric Olson