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LSE Workshop on the Politics and Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence

Supported by the Department of Government

Organizers: Christian List and Kai Spiekermann

June 5-6, 2014, London School of Economics

Please register (free of charge) by emailing Tom Ward at gov.finance@lse.ac.uk 

 

Thursday, 5th June

14:00h Welcome coffee

14:30h – 15:30h Luciano Floridi (Oxford), "AI as a Challenge to Human Exceptionalism"

15:30h – 16:30h Jonathan Birch (Cambridge), "The 'simulation argument' revisited"

Break

17:00h – 18:00h Huw Price (Cambridge), "A brief history of CSER"

18:00h – 19:00h Nick Bostrom (Oxford), "The Machine Intelligence Revolution"

Friday, 6th June

9:30h-10:30h Helen Frowe (Stockholm), "Droning on? Do drones raise any interesting moral questions?"

Break

10:45h-11:45h  Thomas Rid (King's College, London), "Killing Autonomy"

Break

12:00h-13:00h  Johannes Himmelreich (LSE), TBA

Lunch break

14:30h – 15:30h Jan Broersen (University of Utrecht), "What is needed to come to responsible intelligent systems?"

Break

15:45h – 16:45h Marija Slavkovik (University of Bergen), "A licence to assist: verifying the ethical behaviour of an autonomous system"

Break

17:15h – 18:15h Marek Sergot (Imperial College, London), "Are machines capable of making legal, moral or ethical decisions?"

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