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United Kingdom, 1948
political philosopher and skeptic

John Gray

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

Speaker at


Nexus Conference 2012

How to Change the World?

2 December 2012 13.00 - 17.30 Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
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Part I. Faith, Death, and Freedom

Man after the End of History

6 September 2009 9.15 - 17.30 Het Muziektheater Amsterdam

Published in

Journal Nexus

Nexus 63

Hoe veranderen we de wereld?
Journal Nexus

Nexus 55

Hoop en vertroosting
Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 12

De nexus tussen heden en verleden