Computers: Minds, Dreams and Reality – Åpent foredrag med Barry Dainton (University of Liverpool)


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Forskningsgruppa i etikk ved IFF har gleden av å invitere studenter og ansatte til forelesning med Barry Dainton 23. april kl 10:00–12:00SVHUM B1005. Dainton er professor i filosofi ved University of Liverpool. Forelesningen har følgende tema:

A survey of some of the ways that current and anticipated future developments in computer technology and AI are impacting on Philosophy.  Among the topics to be looked at: (i) the different types of computer that have been developed so far (ii) implications for our understanding of the natures of intelligence, consciousness and the fundamental character of our universe; (iii) ethical and existential issues; (iv) transhumanist dreams for the future - how realistic are they?

Forelesningen etterfølges av en paneldebatt med

Professor Bernt Arild Bremdal (Datateknologi, UiT)
Professor Einar Duenger Bøhn (Filosofi, UiA)
Professor István Czachesz (Teologi, UiT)
Førsteamanuensis Torsten Martiny-Huenger (Psykologi, UiT)

Ordstyrer: Førsteamanuensis Attila Tanyi (Filosofi, UiT)

 

Velkommen!

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We cordially invite you to a public lecture by Prof. Barry Dainton (University of Liverpool). The lecture will take place on April 23, 10pm–12pm in SVHUM B1005.

Abstract of the talk:

A survey of some of the ways that current and anticipated future developments in computer technology and AI are impacting on Philosophy.  Among the topics to be looked at: (i) the different types of computer that have been developed so far (ii) implications for our understanding of the natures of intelligence, consciousness and the fundamental character of our universe; (iii) ethical and existential issues; (iv) transhumanist dreams for the future - how realistic are they?

The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion with

Professor Bernt Arild Bremdal (Computer Science, UiT)
Professor Einar Duenger Bøhn (Philosophy, UiA)
Professor István Czachesz (Theology, UiT)
Associate Professor Torsten Martiny-Huenger (Psychology, UiT)

Moderator: Associate Professor Attila Tanyi (Philosophy, UiT)

 

Welcome!

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Når:
23.04.18 kl. 10:00 - 12:00
Hvor:
SVHUM B1005
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