I have a philosophy prof neighbour that I have some great conversations with at times and they can be interesting! I particularly like the Pepper model but it could certainly throw us for a loop and certainly blurs the line between artificial and “natural”.
This term the philosophy group I belong to is tackling the philosophy of artificial intelligence (AI). I know, who would ever imagine that anyone would even think of the possibility of the philosophy of AI?! Well, one thing I’ve learned through all the years I’ve been part of this august group is that pretty well every topic is open for grabs as far as philosophers are concerned. I’ve also learned that there is no such thing as a right or wrong answer where questions of philosophy are concerned, so you can’t miss! And what can be more appropriate than the philosophy of artificial intelligence, since we’ve spent years discussing philosophy of everything else under the sun, using our non-artificial intelligence … to the best of our ability, at least.
You don’t get far into the subject of AI without getting into robots, both lifelike and otherwise. And it doesn’t take…
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