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Does Robot Have a Soul?

Does Robot Have a Soul?

Karel Čapek Symposium on the Ethics in Robotics and AI

At he invitation of the Czech Center, Tokyo, Karel Čapek Center for Values in Science and Technology holds an online one-day symposium at Miraikan, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo, Japan.

1st European Experimental Philosophy Conference 2021

1st European Experimental Philosophy Conference 2021

Charles University, Prague, June 17-19, 2021 (online)

Experimental philosophy groups active all around Europe have agreed to join forces and establish a model of one big annual European experimental philosophy event. Last year we had to go online and move the first official event to 2021. The Faculty of Science of Charles University, the Institute of Philosophy, the Institute of State and Law and the Institute of Computer Science of the Czech Academy of Sciences (the founding institutions of the Karel Čapek Center for Values in Science and Technology), and the University of Zurich are proud to host the 1st Xphi Europe in June 2021.

A kitten or a grandma? There are more important issues

A kitten or a grandma? There are more important issues

An Interview with Monika Mareková

Monika Mareková was born in 1987 and comes from Brestovany, Slovakia. She is a law graduate of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, and the University of Oxford. She also studied law at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, and Laurentian University in Sudbury, Canada, and human rights at the UN Graduate Study Programme in Geneva. Her master’s thesis on conflict of the right to privacy and GPS tracking devices was recognised as the Best Human Rights Thesis of 2011 in the Czech Republic. As a student, she sued the Czech Republic for discrimination in not providing fare discounts to foreign students and achieved a change in legislation. Currently, she is an associate in the law firm CMS in Prague, a Research Fellow at the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences, member of the Karel Čapek Centre for Values in Science and Technology, and a distance fellow at the Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democratization.

2020 SILFS Prize for Women in Logic and the Philosophy of Science

The Italian Society for Logic and the Philosophy of Science (SILFS), in order to promote and support the contribution of underrepresented groups to the fields of logic and the philosophy of science, establishes a prize called “SILFS Prize for Women in Logic and the Philosophy of Science”.

The deadline for submissions is the 31st of April 2020.