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Artificial Intelligences: Eight Ethical Scenarios

Artificial Intelligences: Eight Ethical Scenarios
4 months ago

Artificial Intelligences: Eight Ethical Scenarios

If every apocalypse has its own imagery, the allegory of our time looks like two black swans. One is oil-soaked and stumbles in a dried-up lake; the other …
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Coveting What You Resent: On the Absent Link between Life and Thought
4 months ago

Coveting What You Resent: On the Absent Link between Life and Thought

In a recent review of Eric Hobsbawm’s biography written by Richard J. Evans, Susan Pedersen gives a striking summary of the eventful life of the great historian: “For his whole …
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Karl Marx Muses over the Kardashians & Instafame
4 months ago

Karl Marx Muses over the Kardashians & Instafame

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What does Kim Kardashian do? That’s the question of the day. Helping me with the task of answering it is Karl Marx, whose writings on labor may need some updating. …
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Making Use of Religion? No, Thanks!
5 months ago

Making Use of Religion? No, Thanks!

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THE core philosophical question is not “how can we break through the veil of illusions and reach true reality?” but exactly the opposite one: “why do illusions arise within reality?” …
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