THE FUTURE OF EVERYTHING

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Technology ever marches on - not only is the rate of change increasing, but we are moving towards one of many futures barely imaginable 50 years ago. This course will look at some of these advancements and reflect on some of the philosophical issues they raise, from personal identity to artificial intelligence, from bioengineering to space travel. We pay particular attention to ethical debates, and how we can address some of the issues that continue to be raised.