form of historical tourism in the aim of exploring philosophy and its sites

Philosophy tourism is a travel topic grouping attractions related to the history of philosophy. It covers interests in visiting and exploring philosophical landmarks, including historical residences, museums, statues, and places of burial.

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  • Capitoline Museum, Piazza del Campidoglio 1 - 00186 Rome, Italy. The museum has a hall dedicated to portraits of philosophers in the Palazzo Nuovo section.
  • Altes Museum, Am Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin, Germany. The museum has a double herm of Socrates and Seneca on display.
  • The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, United Kingdom. The museum displays busts of various philosophers including Chrysippus, Epicurus and Rousseau.
  • David Hume's Statue[dead link], Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RN, United Kingdom.

Places of burial edit

  • Wittgenstein's Grave, Ascension Parish Burial Ground, 8 All Souls Ln, Cambridge CB3 0EA, United Kingdom.
  • Jeremy Bentham's Body, 27-28 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0AH, United Kingdom. His body has been preserved at his request and is on display in the UCL student centre.

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  • The Seven Bridges of Königsberg, Kaliningrad, Russia. A mathematics problem whose negative resolution by Leonhard Euler called in to question the Aristotelian view that mathematics is the "science of quantity". With only five bridges left, you can cross each one exactly once, thus completing an Eulerian path.

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