Immortality The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization (Hardcover)
|Author: Stephen Cave|
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|An engaging, character-driven look at man''s search for immortality throughout history and its role in driving civilization, which argues that at the heart of every human endeavor, from science and medicine to religion and art, is a powerful desire to beat death.|
From the Publisher:
A lively narrative citing the activities of historical figures and leading modern scientists demonstrates how the innate desire to live forever has contributed to humanity's most significant achievements in science, medicine, religion and art.