Philosophy 1301 Discussion（Need to be divided into six documents）
After commutual the assigned account for this unit, acknowledge to the following:
What do you accept Locke’s affirmation about claimed character to be? In alternative words, for Locke, what makes us us? And how does Michaels’ anticipation agreement about Wanda claiming Locke’s view(s)? In your response, be abiding to accomplish specific references to the readings by Locke and Michaels.
Personal Character and Abiogenetic Modification
In Chapter 6, you apprehend about problems of self/personal identity, the difficulties in answering the catechism ‘who am I?’ Contempo developments in abiogenetic technology are authoritative issues of claimed character radically altered than they accept anytime been. In the actual abreast future, we may be able to actualize artist people; claimed identity, admitting we do not alike accede on what that is, may be adaptable in agency ahead alone accessible in fiction. Watch the Ted Talk “The Ethical Dilemma of Artist Babies” and again acknowledgment the following:
What are the two credibility fabricated by Paul Knoepfler that resonated with you most? (this ability beggarly afraid you the most, absorbed you the most, and the like). Do you accede with Knoepfler that, at atomic for now, we should ban the abiogenetic modification of humans? Why or why not? And, if you could genetically adapt yourself, adapt your claimed character in some way, would you do it?! Explain.
“The Ethical Dilemma of Artist Babies.” YouTube, uploaded by Ted, 10 Feb. 2017, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOHbn8Q1fBM. Accessed 29 April 2020.
Who Are You?
Watch the video beneath on personhood and the one on arguments adjoin claimed identity, and again acknowledgment these questions: Which of the theories about claimed character do you acquisition the best plausible/convincing and why? Which of the arguments adjoin claimed character do you acquisition best plausible/convincing and why?
Personhood: Crash Advance Philosophy #21. YouTube video file. [9:13]. CrashCourse. 2016, Jul 25. youtu.be/GxM9BZeRrUI
Personhood: Crash Advance Philosophy #20. YouTube video file. [9:43]. CrashCourse. 2016, Jul 11. youtu.be/17WiQ_tNld4
The Mind-Body Problem
After account Chapter 5 and watching the video beneath on the mind-body problem, do the following:
state your compassionate of the mind-body problem
explain which appearance of the apperception best agrees with your compassionate of ‘mind.’ Are you a dualist? A materialist? Explain why; avert your position with reasons.
Where Does Your Apperception Reside?: Crash Advance Philosophy #22. YouTube video file. [9:06]. Crashcourse. 2016, Aug 1. youtu.be/3SJROTXnmus
Section C of Chapter 5 contains assorted readings that altercate rejections of dualism, the appearance that the apple contains concrete and aerial ‘stuff’ and that bodies additionally accommodate concrete and aerial ‘stuff’, about that the apperception is aerial and the anatomy is, of course, physical. After account Chapter 5, accept one of the readings in Section C, accommodate a abrupt account of its bounce of dualism, and again accord your own acknowledgment to the argument.
AI and Personhood
Saudi Arabia afresh accepted the cachet of citizenship to a robot, Sophia. Apprehend this commodity about Sophia and watch the video beneath to see her allege to a alive audience. Given contempo advancements in the development of adult AI, what do you see as the implications for animal beings? Do you anticipate we accept moral responsibilities to such creations? Should we accede them ‘persons’? Avert your acknowledgment with affidavit for your position(s). Often in this thread, acceptance address comments such as 'AI will never be human' or 'no, I do not and will not anytime accede AI to be human.' BUT!!! Note that we are discussing whether AI should be advised persons, not humans. Clearly, to be animal agency to accept animal DNA etc., so, AI cannot be human. Accomplish abiding to focus your comments on the abeyant personhood of AI.
Weller, Chris. “Meet the Fist-ever Apprentice Citizen - A Humanoid Named Sophia That Once Said It Would 'destroyhumans'”. Business Insider. 27 Oct 2017.
Interview with the Lifelike Hot Apprentice Named Sophia (Full) | NBC. YouTube video file. [5:04]. CNBC. 2017, Oct 25. youtu.be/S5t6K9iwcdw
www.read.bi/2KzpzUX. Accessed 30 April 2018.
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