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On Immortality

Forum for European Philosophy dialogue

Date: Wednesday 30 May 2012 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Dr Stephen Cave, Professor John Gray
Chair: Dr Simon Glendinning

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.

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