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GRAY, John

Science and Magic – What Technology Can and Can't Fix

Series: AA Files Lecture
Date: 9/3/2010
Time: 18:00
Running time: 124 mins

John Gray is a political philosopher, essayist and former professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics. A regular contributor to the press, he is also the author of many books, including Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia (2007). As Will Self has written, Gray is very good at his destruct jobs. On postmodernism: ‘Just the latest fad in anthropocentrism’ and on environmentalism: ‘A high-tech Green utopia is scientifically feasible, but it is humanly unimaginable’.

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