Subscribe Join Our Facebook Group
MULTIMEDIA: Philosophy Topics AI & the Faustian Bargain with Technological Change - A. C. Grayling
Peter Singer - Ethics, Uncertainty & Moral Progress
You Matter! Your Choices Make A Difference
What is the PostHuman?
The PostHuman
The Intelligence Explosion
Symbols and their Consequences in the Sex Robot Debate | John Danaher
Are we ready for robot relationships?
Memes 101 | How Cultural Evolution Works
How Human Consciousness Evolved
Jeff Sessions Confirmed As Attorney General
Jonathan Pugh on Bio-Conservatism and Human Enhancement
Steve Fuller on Transhumanism and the Proactionary Imperative
James Hughes on Night White Skies Podcast
Andy Zee Talks RefuseFascism With John Iadarola On The Young Turks


Subscribe to IEET Lists Daily News Feed
Longevity Dividend List
Catastrophic Risks List
Biopolitics of Popular Culture List
Technoprogressive List
Trans-Spirit List


Philosophy Topics
Technopolitics > Philosophy > Futurism > Affiliate Scholar > John Danaher
Some things you wanted to know about robot sex* (but were afraid to ask) Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

BOOK LAUNCH - BUY NOW!

I am pleased to announce that Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications (MIT Press, 2017), edited by myself and Neil McArthur, is now available for purchase. You can buy the hardcopy/ebook via Amazon in the US. You can buy the ebook in the UK as well, but the hardcopy might take another few weeks to arrive. I’ve never sold anything before via this blog. That all changes today. Now that I actually have something to sell, I’m going to turn into the most annoying, desperate, cringeworthy and slightly ...

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Rights > Political Empowerment & Participation > Affiliate Scholar > John G. Messerly
John G. Messerly
Hoffer’s The True Believer and Trump by John G. Messerly

“Hatred is the most accessible and comprehensive of all the unifying agents ... Mass movements can rise and spread without belief in a god, but never without a belief in a devil.” ~ Eric Hoffer, The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements.

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Contributors > EMG
EMG
nti-âge : le scénario du « miracle de Washington » by EMG

Et si les traitements contre le vieillissement arrivaient plus vite que prévu ?

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Psychology > Contributors > Alexandre Maurer
Alexandre Maurer
Et maintenant ? Pour un transhumanisme raisonné by Alexandre Maurer

Pourquoi développer un mouvement transhumaniste est important.

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Contributors > Alexandre Maurer
Alexandre Maurer
Objections #5 : Caricatures du transhumanisme by Alexandre Maurer

Cette partie du livre (Partie 4) liste les objections qui sont faites au transhumanisme, et tente d’y répondre. Dans ce dernier article : les caricatures les plus courantes du transhumanisme.

Deutsch > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Affiliate Scholar > Roland Benedikter
Roland Benedikter
Digitalisierung der Gefühle? by Roland Benedikter

An der in Sachen Informationstechnologie weltweit führenden Stanford-Universität wurde Januar 2017 die Digitalisierung der Gefühle diskutiert. Forscher stellten ihren baldigen Zusammenschluss mit Technik – wenn auch nicht notwendigerweise als wünschenswert –, doch als unvermeidlich dar.

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy
Alexandre Maurer
Religion, transhumanisme et quête de transcendance by Alexandre Maurer

Et si religion et transhumanisme recherchaient une même forme de transcendance par des moyens différents ?

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Affiliate Scholar > John Danaher
John Danaher
New papers on Moral Enhancement and Brain-Based Lie Detection by John Danaher

I have a couple of new papers available online. The first looks at the moral freedom objection to moral enhancement. The second tries to rebut an interesting philosophical objection to the use of brain-based lie detection. Both papers are set to appear in edited books in 2018. Details and links to pre-publication versions below (just click on the paper title):

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Contributors > Alexandre Maurer
Alexandre Maurer
Objections #4 : Transhumanisme et quête de sens by Alexandre Maurer

Cette partie du livre (Partie 4) liste les objections qui sont faites au transhumanisme, et tente d’y répondre. Dans cet article : les craintes d’ennui, de perte de sens, de déshumanisation…

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Contributors > Alexandre Maurer
Alexandre Maurer
Faut-il devenir complémentaire de l’IA ? Une réponse à Laurent Alexandre by Alexandre Maurer

Dans son dernier talk, Laurent Alexandre prend des positions plus tranchées qu’à l’accoutumée sur certains sujets, notamment : contre le revenu universel, et contre le posthumanisme. Voici une réponse argumentée.