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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 You can follow him on twitter @JohnDanaher.

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Philosophical Disquisitions

82 - What should we do about facial recognition technology?

81 - Consumer Credit, Big Tech and AI Crime

80 - Bias, Algorithms and Criminal Justice

79 - Is There A Techno-Responsibility Gap?

Is Morality All About Cooperation?

Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World Without Work by John Danaher (2019)

"#63 - Reagle on the Ethics of Life Hacking"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Sep 30, 2019)

"#62 - Häggström on AI Motivations and Risk Denialism"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Sep 24, 2019)

"#60 - Véliz on How to Improve Online Speech with Pseudonymity"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Sep 10, 2019)

"#59 - Torres on Existential Risk, Omnicidal Agents and Superintelligence"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Sep 3, 2019)

"#58 - Neely on Augmented Reality, Ethics and Property Rights"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Aug 30, 2019)

"Is effective regulation of AI possible? Eight potential regulatory problems"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Sep 27, 2018)

"Is Technology Value-Neutral? New Technologies and Collective Action Problems"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Dec 18, 2017)

"New papers on Moral Enhancement and Brain-Based Lie Detection"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Sep 21, 2017)

"The Reality of Virtual Reality: A Philosophical Analysis"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Sep 18, 2017)

"The Tell-Tale Brain: The Effect of Predictive Brain Implants on Autonomy"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Aug 7, 2017)

"Can we derive meaning and value from virtual reality? An Analysis of the Postwork Future"   Philosophical Disquisitions   (Aug 2, 2017)

"Cognitive Scarcity and Artificial Intelligence: How Assistive AI Could Alleviate Inequality"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Jul 23, 2017)

"Can we derive meaning and value from virtual reality? An Analysis of the Postwork Future"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Jul 10, 2017)

"Building a Postwork Utopia"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (May 18, 2017)

"The Ethics of Crash Optimisation Algorithms"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (May 10, 2017)

"Robot Rights: Intelligent Machines (Panel Discussion)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Apr 23, 2017)

"How to Plug the Robot Responsibility Gap"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Mar 27, 2017)

"Is Judicial Review Compatible with Democracy?"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Mar 24, 2017)

"Understanding the Algorithmic Self (Videos)"   Philosophical Disquisitions  (Mar 20, 2017)

"The Carebot Dystopia: An Analysis"   Philosophical Disquisitions   (Mar 5, 2017)

Recent Multimedia
#57 - Sorgner on Nietzschean Transhumanism   2019-04-28

#56 - Turner on Rules for Robots   2019-04-21

#55 - Baum on the Long-Term Future of Human Civilisation   2019-04-14

Episode #54 - Sebo on the Moral Problem of Other Minds   2019-04-04

Episode #51 - Moen on the Unabomber’s Ethics   2019-03-28

Automation and Utopia is Now Available! (Sep 26, 2019)

Some things you wanted to know about robot sex* (but were afraid to ask) (Oct 22, 2017)

Why we should create artificial offspring: meaning and the collective afterlife (Jun 15, 2017)

IEET Affiliate Scholar John Danaher on TED (Mar 26, 2017)

IEET Fellows Kevin LaGrandeur and John Danaher interviewed on Future of Work (Oct 15, 2016)

Past Appearances
Danaher @ Clinical Neuroethics: Bench to Bedside (Paris, France - Jun 17, 2015)

Danaher @ Neuroethics on Trial (Dissection Room, Summerhall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK - Apr 10, 2015)