Sad news from Austin: Dr. Bob Solomon, UT philosophy professor and all-around badass, died from heart failure in the Zurich airport on January 2. The Statesman and Daily Texan ran obituaries (the Texan includes a great photo of a young Bob), and Matt posted a personal recollection to the Austinist.
I took three semesters with Dr. Solomon, including his famous “Existentialism” class. Below are doodles from my notes, the second of which was copied directly from Bob’s blackboard drawing, if I remember correctly. Leslie and I will be pouring out a Shiner for him.
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Awesome! Fitting tribute.
you and leslie could make a book just out of your doodles from class.