Technology & Ethics 2006-2007


Wendell Wallach, Lecturer, Yale College; Scholar, Bioethics Center


David Koepsell, Donaghue Visiting Scholar in Research Ethics, Yale University

Reintegrating Technology and Humanity

Owen Holland, Professor of Computer Science, University of Essex, UK

Machine Consciousness

Stan Franklin, W. Harry Feinstone Interdisciplinary Research Professor, Director, Institute for Intelligent Systems, University of Memphis

LIDA: A Conceptual and Computational Model of Cognition

Arthur Zajonc, Andrew Mellon Professor of Physics and Interdisciplinary Studies, Amherst College

Experiential Ethics: Reconnecting Ethical Judgments to Moral Agents

James Moor, Professor of Philosophy, Dartmouth College

AI and Ethics

Erik Parens, Senior Research Scholar, The Hastings Center

Authenticity and Ambivalence: Toward Understanding the Enhancement Debate

Ray Kurzweil (by videoconference)

Promise and Peril – the Deeply Intertwined Poles of 21st Century Technology

Steve Talbott, Senior Researcher, The Nature Institute

A Simple Truth: The Language of Nature