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IEET > Affiliate Scholar > John Danaher

John Danaher

John Danaher holds a PhD from University College Cork (Ireland) and is currently a lecturer in law at NUI Galway (Ireland). His research interests are eclectic, ranging broadly from philosophy of religion to legal theory, with particular interests in human enhancement and neuroethics. John blogs at http://philosophicaldisquisitions.blogspot.com/. You can follow him on twitter @JohnDanaher.


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Philosophical Disquisitions

Bostrom on Superintelligence (3): Doom and the Treacherous Turn

Bostrom on Superintelligence (2): The Instrumental Convergence Thesis

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Does the Irish constitution imply the existence of unenumerated rights? (Part Three)



Articles


"Should we have a right not to work?"   Philosophical Disquisitions   Jul 20, 2014

"Feminism and the Basic Income (Part Two)"     Jul 19, 2014

"Feminism and the Basic Income (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jul 17, 2014

"Widerquist on Freedom and the Basic Income"     Jul 16, 2014

"Parasitic Surfers and the Unconditional Basic Income: A Debate"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jul 14, 2014

"Radcliffe-Richards on Sexual Inequality and Justice (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jul 11, 2014

"Radcliffe-Richards on Sexual Inequality and Justice (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jul 9, 2014

"The Ethics of Benign Carnivorism (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jun 20, 2014

"The Ethics of Benign Carnivorism"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jun 12, 2014

"Is Modern Technology Creating a Borg-like Society?"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jun 9, 2014

"Is a Longer Life a Happier Life? Stoicism and Happiness"   Philosophical Disquisitions  May 22, 2014

"The Ethics of Suicide: A Framework"   Philosophical Disquisitions  May 17, 2014

"Is Transhumanism Compatible with Anarchism?"   Philosophical Disquisitions  May 4, 2014

"The Image World and the Ethics of Virtual Acts"   Philosophical Disquisitions  May 1, 2014

"The Ethics of Virtual Rape"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 29, 2014

"Radical Enhancement and Perpetual Childhood"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 25, 2014

"Does radical enhancement threaten our sense of self?"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 22, 2014

"Will sex workers be replaced by robots? (A Precis)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 18, 2014

"Should we bet on radical enhancement?"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 15, 2014

"Veridical Engagement and Radical Enhancement"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 14, 2014

"The Objective and Anthropocentric Ideals of Enhancement"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 12, 2014

"Equality, Fairness and the Threat of Algocracy: Should we embrace automated predictive data-mining?"   Philosophical Disquisitions   Apr 10, 2014

"Game Theoretical Analysis of the Duel"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 6, 2014

"Are there problems with the metaphor of mind-uploading?"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Mar 8, 2014

"Big Data and the Vices of Transparency"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Mar 6, 2014

"Is there a connection between human nature and moral norms?"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Feb 25, 2014

"Sex Work, Technological Unemployment and the Basic Income Guarantee"   Journal of Evolution and Technology  Feb 19, 2014

"What’s the case for sousveillance? (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Feb 12, 2014

"What’s the case for sousveillance? (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Feb 10, 2014

"How Many Methods of Mind-Uploading?"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jan 30, 2014

"The Gamer’s Dilemma: Virtual Murder versus Virtual Paedophilia (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jan 28, 2014

"The Gamer’s Dilemma: Virtual Murder versus Virtual Paedophilia (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jan 25, 2014

"Big Data, Predictive Algorithms and the Virtues of Transparency (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jan 22, 2014

"Big Data, Predictive Algorithms and the Virtues of Transparency (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jan 19, 2014

"Rule by Algorithm? Big Data and the Threat of Algocracy"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jan 7, 2014

"Is mind-uploading existentially risky? (Part Three)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jan 5, 2014

"Is mind uploading existentially risky? (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jan 3, 2014

"Is mind uploading existentially risky? (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jan 1, 2014

"Freedom: Non-Frustration, Non-Interference and Non-Domination (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Dec 31, 2013

"Freedom: Non-Frustration, Non-interference or Non-domination? (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Dec 29, 2013

"Pettit on Republicanism and the Basic Income"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Dec 23, 2013

"Libertarianism and the Basic Income (Part Three)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Dec 20, 2013

"Libertarianism and the Basic Income (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Dec 19, 2013

"Libertarianism and the Basic Income (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Dec 18, 2013

"The Ethics of Chemical Castration (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Dec 15, 2013

"Can the mind stay young forever? (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Dec 11, 2013

"Can the mind stay young forever? (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Dec 6, 2013

"Are mental illnesses real? (Part Three)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Nov 26, 2013

"Are Mental Illnesses Real? (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Nov 23, 2013

"Are mental illnesses real? (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Nov 14, 2013

"Life Extension and Distributive Justice"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Nov 5, 2013

"The Ethics of Robot Sex"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Oct 14, 2013

"Scientific Optimism, Techno-Utopianism and the Meaning of Life"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Oct 13, 2013

"The P300 Memory Detection Test and the Legal Trial"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Oct 4, 2013

"Moral Enhancement and Superficiality (pt3)"   Ethical Technology  Jul 21, 2013

"Moral Enhancement and Superficiality: Compassion-Pills (pt2)"   Ethical Technology  Jul 15, 2013

"Moral Enhancement and Superficiality: Compassion-Pills (pt1)"   Ethical Technology  Jul 14, 2013

"Enhancement and Education: Lessons from the Kobayashi Maru (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jul 13, 2013

"Doping, Slippery Slopes and Moral Virtues"   Ethical Technology  Jul 3, 2013

"Can we upload our minds? Hauskeller on mind-uploading (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jun 17, 2013

"Are we cosmically insignificant?"   Ethical Technology  Jun 15, 2013

"Can we upload our minds? Hauskeller on Mind-Uploading (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jun 14, 2013

"Must we pursue good causes to have meaningful lives? (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Jun 8, 2013

"Must we pursue good causes to have meaningful lives? (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  May 30, 2013

"Revisiting Nagel on the Absurdity of Life pt1 & 2"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 28, 2013

"Book Recommendations ♯9: The Problem of Political Authority"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 26, 2013

"Is there a Case for Robot Slaves?"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 23, 2013

"Nagel on the Burden of Enhancement (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 16, 2013

"Can the Giftedness Argument be Salvaged? pt3"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Apr 13, 2013

"Can the Giftedness Argument be Salvaged? pt2"   Philosophical Disquisitions   Apr 3, 2013

"Can the Giftedness Argument be Salvaged? pt1"   Philosophical Disquisitions   Apr 1, 2013

"The Species-Relativist Argument: Do different species have different values?"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Mar 29, 2013

"Should pornography be considered “speech”? (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Mar 21, 2013

"Should pornography be considered “speech”? (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Mar 18, 2013

"On the Need for Epistemic Enhancement"   Ethical Technology  Mar 11, 2013

"Nagel on the Burden of Enhancement (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions   Mar 8, 2013

"Theism and the Meaning of Life (Part Two)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Mar 7, 2013

"Theism and the Meaning of Life (Part One)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  Feb 25, 2013

"AIs and the Decisive Advantage Thesis"   Ethical Technology  Feb 16, 2013

"The Lucretian Symmetry Argument (Part One)"   Ethical Technology  Feb 15, 2013

"Is human enhancement disenchanting? (Part Two)"   Ethical Technology  Feb 14, 2013

"Is human enhancement disenchanting? (Part One)"   Ethical Technology  Feb 8, 2013

"The Golem Genie and Unfriendly AI (Part Two)"   philosophicaldisquisitions.blogspot.com  Feb 7, 2013

"The Golem Genie and Unfriendly AI (Part One)"   philosophicaldisquisitions.blogspot.com  Feb 7, 2013

"The Singularity: Overview and Framework Redux"   Philosophical Disquisitions   Feb 4, 2013


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