Immortality: The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization

Immortality: The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization

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A fascinating work of popular philosophy and history that both enlightens and entertains, Stephen Cave’s Immortality investigates whether it just might be possible to live forever and whether we should want to.  But it also makes a powerful argument, which is that it’s our very preoccupation with defying mortality that drives civilization.

 

Central to this book is the metaphor of a mountaintop where one can find the Immortals.  Since the dawn of humanity, everyone… (more)

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Publisher: Crown (April 03, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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