Ethics in AI Colloquium | Algorethics: Thinking about the Techno-Human Condition
Friday 11 November 2022, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Live from an Oxford venue - livestreamed
Professor Paolo Benanti
Professor Benanti is a Franciscan of the Third Order Regular (TOR). He deals with ethics, bioethics and ethics of technologies. In particular, he studies focus on innovation management: the internet and the impact of the Digital Age, biotechnologies for human improvement and biosecurity, neuroscience and neurotechnology.
Professor Benanti tries to focus on the ethical and anthropological meaning of technology for Homo sapiens: we are a species that for 70,000 years has inhabited the world transforming it, the human condition is a techno-human condition ...
Commentators to be announced.
Chaired by John Tasioulas, the inaugural Director for the Institute for Ethics and AI, and Professor of Ethics and Legal Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford. He was previously the inaugural Chair of Politics, Philosophy & Law and Director of the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy & Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law, Kings College London. Professor Tasioulas has degrees in Law and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne, and a D.Phil in Philosophy from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He was previously a Lecturer in Jurisprudence at the University of Glasgow, Reader in Moral and Legal Philosophy at the University of Oxford, where he taught from 1998-2010, and Quain Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London. He has also acted as a consultant on human rights for the World Bank and is a member of the International Advisory Board of the European Parliament's Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA). He has published widely in moral, legal, and political philosophy.
Find out more about the full Institute for Ethics in AI programme here.