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Blogging Ethics

03/01/2015 - 4:30am
Neurorobotics engineers from the Human Brain Project (HBP) have recently taken the first steps towards building a "virtual mouse" by placing a...
03/01/2015 - 4:30am
“Just as the biosphere stands above the world of nonliving matter, so an ‘abstract kingdom’ rises above the biosphere. The denizens of this kingdom?...
03/01/2015 - 4:30am
Human beings have long desired immortality. In his book on the topic, cleverly-titled Immortality, Stephen Cave argues that this desire has taken on...
03/01/2015 - 4:30am
A lone bureaucrat has been fighting the financial industry for years, on an issue that stands at the intersection of two national challenges:...
03/01/2015 - 4:30am
Consider these two questions: 1) Are you responsible for being depressed or anxious? And 2) Should you feel guilty or ashamed of being depressed or...
03/01/2015 - 4:30am
Transhumanism is an increasingly popular philosophical movement, and that increasing popularity can sometimes lead to a degree of confusion among...