If a robot is conscious, is it OK to turn it off? The moral implications of building true AIs

Philosophers say now is the time to mull over what qualities should grant an artificially intelligent machine moral standing.

Anand Vaidya, Associate Professor of Philosophy, San José State University • conversation
Oct. 27, 2020 ~10 min

 artificial-intelligence  robots  philosophy  consciousness  star-trek  peter-singer  turing-test  deep-blue  human-consciousness

Consciousness: how can I experience things that aren't 'real'?

The experience of a colour can be profound, but it doesn't really exist other than in our minds.

Philip Goff, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Durham University • conversation
June 3, 2020 ~14 min

materialism consciousness