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Florida Philosophical Association Meeting


Nov 3, 2017 - 12:00 am-November 4, 2017

63rd annual FPA philosophy conference. Forty-seven philosophers speak on a wide variety of topics. Hosted by College of Central Florida in Ocala.

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Expertise: Who Should I Believe?


November 2, 2017

Thinking for yourself and trusting experts Dinner and discussion with Drs Stewart Duncan & Duncan Purves

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Artificial Intelligence: Transcending the Brain?


October 20, 2017

Dr. Susan Schneider (U Connecticut) We are in the midst of an AI revolution. Artificial intelligence is projected eventually to render us obsolete in the workplace, and even, according to some, eventually outthink us. The age of AI presents philosophers with many issues to mull over: can there truly be conscious AIs? Will there really be human-level […]

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Universal Basic Income: Undeserved or Unfulfilling?


September 5, 2017

Dr. Ryan Jenkins (Cal Poly) We face gloomy portents of technological unemployment, the prediction that advances in technology will render people unemployed more quickly…… than we can find new uses for their labor—leaving, perhaps, tens of millions of Americans unemployed in the next few decades. What if these forecasts are correct? A “universal basic income” has […]

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