John Gray

United Kingdom, 1948

John N. Gray is a philosopher, author and Emeritus Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics. He studied philosophy, political science and economics at Oxford, where he also obtained his PhD. In books such as Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals (2002), Gray’s Anatomy: Selected Writings (2010) and The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death (2011), he speaks out against any form of fundamentalism. He contributes regularly to The Guardian, New Statesman, and the Times Literary Supplement.


John Gray on the marketization of higher education