Robert C. Solomon
Summary: philosophy professor who had taught at the University of California at Los Angeles in the 1960's and at the University of Texas at Austin since 1972, but who appeared as a philosophy professor in the 2001 film Waking Life that was directed by one of his former students, Richard Linklater.
Cause of Death: Pulmonary hypertension
Born: September 14, 1942
Died: January 2, 2007
Location: Zurich, Switzerland