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by Luke Muehlhauser on November 22, 2011 in News

The debates page has been updated again, pushing the total to over 600.

I’ve written a summary of my in-progress metaethics sequence.

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Reginald Selkirk November 23, 2011 at 7:28 am
Reginald Selkirk November 23, 2011 at 8:07 am

Synthetic biology explained (video).

Fairly accurate.

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Larkus November 23, 2011 at 6:41 pm

Oxford’s Nick Bostrom: philosophers can be useful again if they are polymaths who engage in technological forecasting.

Philosopher, polymath, engages in technological forecasting …
The Polish author and philosopher Stanislaw Lem and his 1964 book Summa Technologiae comes to mind. Unfortunately, Summa Technologiae still isn’t translated into English. There is only a partial translation into English available on the web. There is a complete translation into Russian.

See also: http://english.lem.pl/works/essays/summa-technologiae

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