Stephen Cave is a philosopher, diplomat, academic and writer.
Stephen Cave is a philosopher, diplomat, and writer. He earned his PhD in philosophy from the University of Cambridge, where he also taught, before joining the British Foreign Office. He served as a policy advisor, overseeing a range of international negotiations. He served for nearly a decade as a policy advisor and diplomat before returning to writing and academia.
He is Director of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge, UK, where he leads a team of researchers on the nature and impact of AI. His own research is in philosophy and ethics of technology, in particular critical perspectives on AI, robotics and life-extension.
He continues to advise a range of governmental and international bodies. He has also written and spoken on a wide range of philosophical and scientific subjects, including in the New York Times, The Atlantic, the Guardian, and on television and radio around the world.
Immortality: The Quest To Live Forever and How It Drives Civilisation