Acadia University Calendar
2021 - 2022
Philosophy


PHIL 2923
PHILOSOPHICAL ISSUES SCI&TECH
Students are shown the relevance of philosophical analysis to current issues in science and technology. This course explores the metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical underpinnings of topics such as: human enhancement, artificial intelligence, brain-computer interfacing, gene editing, robotic engineering, machine ethics, human and machine consciousness, neuroethics, the ethics of space exploration, human and planet health, biological individuality, and the species problem.

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