Let’s Talk About Death - RSA

Let’s Talk About Death


  • Health & wellbeing
  • Philosophy

With Will Self, Joanna Cook and Stephen Cave

Watch as our panel of speakers debate whether it might be a good thing to make an awareness of death a more important part of our lives.

If a fuller life requires a deeper acceptance of death, what stops us facing up to the inevitable? As part of our event series on reconceiving spirituality, Dr Joanna Cook, lecturer in Medical Anthropology at UCL joins writer Will Self and philosopher Stephen Cave to 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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