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Welcome to SuchThatCast, a free philosophy podcast featuring free-form conversations with some of the most influential and interesting philosophers of our day.

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Episode 11: Selmer Bringsjord, Gregory Chaitin, Mariarosaria Taddeo & Wilfried Sieg live @ IACAP

 

SuchThatCast Live @ IACAP with Bringsjord, Taddeo, Sieg & Chaitin
Photo by Cem Bozsahin. From left to right: Bringsjord, Taddeo, Sieg, Chaitin

 Guests:
Selmer Bringsjord,
Gregory Chaitin,
Mariarosaria Taddeo
Wilfried Sieg

 Location:
American College of Thessaloniki, Greece

 Duration: 71 mins.

Keywords: Philosophy of computing, Philosophy of mathematics, formal methods, creativity, evolution, Artificial Intelligence, Digital ontology, Computationalism, Church, Turing, Hilbert, Euler, Leibnitz.

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Episode 10: Kristin Shrader-Frechette

SuchThatCast Episode 10: Kristin Shrade-Frechette Guest: Kristin Shrader-Frechette
 Location: Huize Molenaar, Utrecht
 Duration: 57 mins.
Keywords: Environmental Ethics, Political Philosophy, Risk Assessment, Health, Catholicism, Philosophy of Science, Activism, Service Learning, Equity.

 

 

 

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Episode 9: John Dupré

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Guest: John Dupré
Location: Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, NS Hispeed Lounge
Duration: 58 mins.
Keywords: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, Feminism, Reductionism, Pluralism, Evolutionary Psychology, Darwinism, Wittgenstein.

 

 

 

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Episode 8: John Sutton

Sitting down with Sutton - literally
Sitting down with Sutton – literally


Guest:
John Sutton
Location: Cognitive Science department, Macquarie University

Duration: 52mins.

Keywords: Literature, History of the Occult, Descartes, Memory, Distributed cognition, Shared memory, embodied skills and movement, extended mind, early modern cognitive history, Aristotelian ethics, reductionism.

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Episode 7: David Koepsell

David Koepsell
Guest:
David Koepsell

Location: Department of Philosophy, University of Delft
Duration: 70 min.

Keywords: philosophy of law, legal theory, ontology, foundationalism, cyberspace, gene patenting, intellectual property, creativity, technological determinism, phenomenology, secular humanism, popular culture, Adolf Reinach, #pdftribute

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Episode 6: Michael Boylan

Episode 6: Michael Boylan
Episode 6: Michael Boylan

 

Guest: Michael Boylan
Location: Department of Philosophy, University of Twente
Duration: 70 min.

Keywords: Literature, Philosophy of biology, Ancient Greek science, Poetry, Human rights, Narrative, Worldviews, Well-being, Philosophy of Science.

 

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Episode 5: Peter Asaro

Guest: Peter Asaro

Location: Hotel Drienerburght, Twente
Duration: 70 min.

Keywords: Robotics, Robot Ethics, autonomous weapons, just war, sociology, science and technology studies, media theory, cybernetics, participatory design.

 

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Episode 4: Noel Sharkey

Episode 4: Noel Sharkey
Photo by Peter Asaro


Guest:
Noel Sharkey

Location: Hotel Drienerburght, Twente
Duration: Appr. 65 min.

Keywords: Robotics, Robot Ethics, Artificial Intelligence, autonomous weapons, just war, Policy making.

 

 

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Episode 3: J.D. Trout

SuchThatCast episode 3: J.D. Trout
SuchThatCast episode 3: J.D. Trout


Guest:
J.D. Trout
Location: Enschede-Schiphol by train
Duration: Appr. 65 min.

Keywords: Philosophy of science, well-being, psychology, neurophilia, spoken language processing, policy making, technocracy, alchemy, opera, scientific progress.

 

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Episode 2: Wendell Wallach

SuchThatCast episdoe 2: Wendell Wallach
Photo by Peter Asaro


Guest:
Wendell Wallach
Location: University of Twente
Duration: Appr. 65 min.

Keywords: Wallach, moral machines, friendly AI, Philosophy of mind, neuroscience, bioethics, meditation, silent ethics, transhumanism, computer revolution, counterculture

 

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Episode 1: Luciano Floridi

SuchThatCast episode 1: Luciano Floridi
Photo by Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson


Guest:
Luciano Floridi
Location: Hyatt Regency, Birmingham, UK (during IACAP/AISB conference)
Duration: Appr. 65 min.

Keywords: Floridi, Philosophy of Information, Information Ethics, Computer Ethics, Kant, Noumenon, academia, Philosophy of Religion

 

 

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