BARRY DAINTON ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: A PUBLIC LECTURE
The lecture took place on April 23, 10pm–12pm in SVHUM B1005 at the University of Tromsø (Norway).
Abstract of the talk:
A survey of some of the ways that current and anticipated future developments in computer technology and AI are impacting on Philosophy. Among the topics to be looked at: (i) the different types of computer that have been developed so far (ii) implications for our understanding of the natures of intelligence, consciousness and the fundamental character of our universe; (iii) ethical and existential issues; (iv) transhumanist dreams for the future - how realistic are they?
The lecture was followed by a panel discussion with
- Bernt Arild Bremdal (Computer Science, UiT)
- Einar Duenger Bøhn (Philosophy, UiA)
- István Czachesz (Theology, UiT)
- Torstein Martiny-Huenger (Psychology, UiT)
Moderator: Attila Tanyi (Philosophy, UiT)