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Nick Bostrom:
A philosophical quest for our biggest problems

TEDGlobal 2005 · 16:52 · Filmed Jul 2005
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Nick Bostrom: A philosophical quest for our biggest problems
16:52 · Filmed July 2005 at TEDGlobal 2005 · Subtitles available in 19 languages

Oxford philosopher and transhumanist Nick Bostrom examines the future of humankind and asks whether we might alter the fundamental nature of humanity to solve our most intrinsic problems.

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Nick Bostrom, director of Oxford's Future of Humanity Institute, specializes in the big questions: What does it mean to be human? If we could live forever, would we choose to? Can we improve our human nature with technological enhancements? Full bio
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