Speaker(s): Dr Stephen Cave, Professor John Gray
Chair: Dr Simon Glendinning
Recorded on 30 May 2012 in Old Theatre, Old Building.
The will to live forever is central to the human story. Can it be fulfilled? And should we want it to be?
Stephen Cave is a philosopher and writer. He is the author of Immortality: the quest to live forever and how It drives civilisation.
John Gray is emeritus professor of European thought at LSE and author of The Immortalization Commission: the strange quest to cheat death.