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22 June 2024

9:00 AM

22 June 2024

9:00 AM

Deep Utopia: Life and Meaning in a Solved World Nick Bostrom

IdeaPress Publishing, pp.450, 23.99

Laughs are in short supply in the academic world unless that world is serving as the victim of satire. So full marks to the Swedish philosopher Nick Bostrom for loading Deep Utopia – his reflections on life in a ‘solved world’, perfected by technology and science – with self-mockery and slapstick.

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