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If philosophy is a game …

… who are the umpires? Created by Landon Schurtz.

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Turing test bet

Alan Turing’s simple machine intelligence test has been in the news lately. It is worth noting that there are many possible versions of Turing’s test. One version of the test, for example, is currently the subject of a $20,000 bet between Ray Kurzweil … Continue reading

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What would Wittgenstein say?

Philosopher Colin McGinn may not be the most popular professor in the academy these days,  but his recent thoughts on “The Science of Philosophy” (which might just qualify as one of the shortest academic papers ever) have left me pondering … Continue reading

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Moral risk

John Danaher, a lecturer at Keele University, has a great blog called Philosophical Disquisitions. He recently wrote a very helpful review of a thought-provoking paper titled “Abortion and Moral Risk” by Dan Moller, a philosophy professor at the University of Maryland.  Moller’s fascinating paper and … Continue reading

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