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Death: the definition

Duration: 00:51

In order to be able to answer the question "What is death?", the panel agree on a clinical definition. Anthropologist Sue Black talks about the evolution of the definition over the last century. When is someone actually dead? Will our defintion be valid in 50 years?

Available since: Wed 26 Jun 2013

This clip is from

The Infinite Monkey Cage Series 8, What Is Death?

1/6 Brian and Robin discuss the scientific nature of death with comedian Katy Brand.

First broadcast: 24 Jun 2013

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