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From Neural ‘Is’ to Moral ‘Ought’

This talk takes its inspiration from Joshua Greene’s ‘From neural ‘is’ to moral ‘ought’: what are the moral implications of neuroscientific moral psychology?’ He says: “Many moral philosophers regard scientific research as irrelevant to their work because science deals with … Continue reading

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Ethical Physicalism

(This is the tenth part of the ‘From Neural Is to Moral Ought’ series.)   43: Ethical Naturalism As said previously, central to Ethical Naturalism are the ideas of: A rejection of the ‘is’/’ought’ distinction, and The supervenience of the ethical on the … Continue reading

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Redefining Turing

Alan Turing’s seminal 1950 paper ‘Computing Machinery and Intelligence’ spawned what has subsequently become known as the ‘Turing Test’ (see also the Wiki page). The paper begins by asking ‘can machines think?’ How do we make progress towards answering this … Continue reading

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