Technology & Ethics 2015-2016

Technology & Ethics 2015-2016


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

Schedule 2015-2016

October 14th Philip Rubin, Senior Advisor to the President, Haskins Laboratories and Professor Adjunct, Dept. of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine

Topic:  “Obama’s BRAIN: a view of science policy from inside the White House”

February 17th  Susan Schneider, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, The University of Connecticut

Topic:  “The Mind isn’t the Software of the Brain (Even if the Brain is Computational)

April 20th  John Horgan, Science Journalist and Director of the Center for Science Writings, Stevens Institute of Technology

Topic: “The Mind-Body Problem: A Lack-of-Progress Report”

May 4th  Melanie Swan, Philosopher and Economic Theorist, New School for Social Research

Topic: “Ethical Implications of Blockchain Technology”