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Workshop on Philosophies of Nature, Technology, and Artificial Intelligence

Peabody Hall
Peabody Hall, Room 115
Special Information:
in-person & online event, zoom links TBD

UGA Department of Philosophy presents a Workshop on Philosophies of Nature, Technology, and Artificial Intelligence on Saturday, December 4 beginning at 9:30am in Peabody Hall. The program will run all day featuring a list of speakers on the aforementioned topics and their intersection (see schedule below). For more information contact organizer Dr. Piers Stephens at piers@uga.edu.

Workshop on Philosophies of Nature, Technology, and Artificial Intelligence schedule:

9.30-10.00am: Coffee and welcome

10.00-11.00am: Michael Aaron Lindquist (University of Georgia): "Wilderness Values in Outer Space"

11.00am-12noon: Magdalena Holy-Luczaj (University of "Information Technology and Management, Rzeszow Poland): Phenomenology of Nature-Technology Hybrids"

12-12.15pm: Break

12.15-1.15pm: Leslie Paul Thiele (University of Florida): "Nature, Human Nature and Genetic Engineering"

1.15-2.30pm: Lunch

2.30-3.30pm: Josh Gellers (University of North Florida): "Animals, Nature, and Robots: Towards a Critical Environmental Ethic for Non-humans"

3.30-4.30pm: Patrick Hubbard (University of South Carolina): "Uploads of Individual Persons to Machines"

4.30-4.45pm Break

4.45pm-5.45pm: Amber Ross (University of Florida): "Why Opaque AI Will Not Go Away: A Case for Ethical AI Without Complete Transparency"

6.00pm: Workshop Dinner

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