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Future Minds (Ernst Mach Workshop 8)

Future Minds (Ernst Mach Workshop 8)

The Metaphysics and Ethics of AI

The program of the upcoming workshop on the metaphysics and ethics of AI is complete! We have an excited lineup, including the keynote speakers Susan Schneider (University of Connecticut) and Mark Coeckelbergh (University of Vienna). FUTURE MINDS is co-sponsored by the Ernst Mach Workshop, organized by the Institute of Philosophy at the Czech Academy of Sciences. The event will take place on June 12-13, at the headquarters of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague (the building is located at Národní 3, opposite of the National Theater).

June 12

10:00 – 11:30    Susan Schneider (University of Connecticut), “Could you Merge with AI?”

11:30 – 12:10    Judit Szalai (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest), “Future Minds and the Philosophy of Mind”

12:10 – 02:00    Lunch

02:00 – 02:40    François Kammerer (Université Catholique de Louvain), “I Am Not a Self Yet, but I Might Become One”

02:40 – 03:20    Sonia de Jager (Erasmus University, Rotterdam), “Building Boundless, Reasonable Machines”

03:20 – 03:30    Coffee Break

03:30 – 04:10    Deke Gould (Augustana College, Rock Island, IL), “Future Minds and Anti-Natalism”

04:10 – 04:50    Robin Kopecký – Michaela Košová (Charles Univeristy, Prague), “How Young Minds See Future Minds”

05:00 – 07:00    Banquet


June 13

10:00 – 11:30    Mark Coeckelbergh (University of Vienna), “AI Ethics: Ethical Issues and Policy Challenges”

11:30 – 12:10    László Bernáth (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest), “Defending the Standard Approach about Moral Status”

12:10 – 02:00    Lunch

02:00 – 02:40    Allan McCay (University of Sydney and Macquarie University), “Brain-Computer Interfaces and the Future of Criminal Law”

02:40 – 03:20    Frank Rösl (German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg), “CRISPR-Cas: Social Impact and the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Personalized Medicine”

03:20 – 03:30    Coffee Break

03:30 – 04:10    Caterina Moruzzi (University of Nottingham), “Intentionality and Creativity in AI-Generated Music”

04:10 – 04:50    Tomáš Hříbek (Czech Academy of Sciences), “Can Machines Create Art?”