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The RSA: meeting 21st century challenges by showcasing ideas, undertaking innovative research and building civic capacity around the world. We encourage public discourse and critical debate by providing platforms for leading experts to share new ideas on contemporary issues, through our public events programme. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


Let’s Talk About Death

June 23rd, 2014

Episode 208 of 454 episodes

If a fuller life requires a deeper acceptance of death, what stops us facing up to the inevitable? Writer Will Self, philosopher Stephen Cave and Dr Joanna Cook lecturer in Medical Anthropology at UCL ask: if we could look mortality more squarely in the eye, what effect would it have on our personal and political lives?

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