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Will Machines Rule the World? (Forum for European Philosophy public discussion)

7 December 2015, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Forum for European Philosophy public discussion

AI is progressing fast. What level has it reached? Is human-level AI a realistic possibility? And if it is achieved in the near future, what will the consequences be for humanity? Could AI threaten our very existence? In this panel discussion, philosophers Huw Price and Mark Sprevak and computer scientists Mateja Jamnik and Kate Devlin discuss these and other questions concerning AI and the future of humanity.

Kate Devlin is a Lecturer in Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London

Mateja Jamnik is Senior Lecturer in Computing at Cambridge

Huw Price is Professor of Philosophy, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, Cambridge.

Mark Sprevak is Senior Lecture of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.

Chair: Dr Jonathan Birch is Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow

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7 December 2015
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Sheikh Zayed Theatre
New Academic Building, London School of Economics
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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