Philosophy of Technology: Human vs Machine – Week 3

This week was the final week of the history part of this unit. We continued to discuss Marx and Heidegger in particular. Kerry began the class by talking about an article about cyborg insects, you can read it here. This article is about scientists fitting a real dragonfly with a small backpack that can directly … Continue reading Philosophy of Technology: Human vs Machine – Week 3

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Philosophy of Technology: Human vs Machine – Week 1

My first new course for 2017 is Philosophy of Technology: Human vs Machine, a 10 week course at the University of Sydney. In this opening week of the course we learnt what technology is, and isn't, and had some interesting debates about driverless cars, human looking robots, Aristotle, Kant, Heidegger and Freud. So, what is … Continue reading Philosophy of Technology: Human vs Machine – Week 1