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Just Who is Martine Rothblatt?

November 2, 2015

Communications Staff

Futurist, transhumanist, scientist, attorney, entrepreneur, author, philosopher. Just who is Martine Rothblatt?

The Office of the President and the Finney Lecture Committee invite you to learn about the amazing life and work of the person who started a biotech firm that makes life-saving medicines for rare diseases, including the one that saved her daughter’s life. Rothblatt believes technology can liberate us from the limits of our biology, including death, and is working to preserve the consciousness of her wife of 33 years in the artificial intelligence of a robot that has been interviewed by The New York Times.

Hear Rothblatt speak at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, in Finney Chapel. See the Events Calendar for more information.

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