Philosophy of Technology: Human vs Machine – Week 7

In our session this week we finished our discussion of Machine Ethics and began discussing Medical issues and technology. We started the session by talking about intelligent machines that could be capable of thinking of their own rules. We asked who would be to blame when something goes wrong? The programmer did not code in … Continue reading Philosophy of Technology: Human vs Machine – Week 7

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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