How The Light Gets In

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Arts and Law, Research
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Sunday 10th June 2012 (12:00-13:00)
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HowTheLightGetsIn, the world’s largest philosophy and music festival, takes place this June in Hay.

Powerful talks and penetrating debates take place from 1 – 10 June exploring the 2012 theme: Uncharted Territories: Progress for a new era.

University of Birmingham ethicist, Professor Heather Widdows, will be appearing at the event on Sunday 10 June at 12pm.

The Perfect Human

Julian Savulescu, Heather Widdows, Matthew Syed. Caspar Melville chairs.

Like their ancient counterparts, modern Olympians strive to perfect the human body. Biotechnology promises to enable radical further improvements. Should these be embraced or should we regard the human physical form as sacrosanct?

Oxford philosopher Julian and two-time British Olympian Matthew Sayed imagine the perfect human form.

For more details please visit www.howthelightgetsin.org/.