Put aside your morals momentarily — and now consider the perfect slave.
Two great ideas—truth and justice. A lifetime of study wouldn’t suffice to properly discuss these two ideas, but I wanted to offer something.
Thanks to science fiction in literature and film, we are all familiar with cyborgs, brain-computer interfaces and augmented realty; all are examples of transhumanism, but nowadays, these aspects of emerging technology are also becoming an increasing part of our real...
George Carlin once asked, “If God loved you, how come He gave you tumors?”
The Hollywood cliché is that artificial intelligence will take over the world. Could this cliché soon become scientific reality, as AI matches then surpasses human intelligence?
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was an 18th century philosopher, one of the earliest philosophers belonging to the enlightenment tradition, and often considered the father of German Idealism. Kant is remembered today more for his moral philosophy than his contributions to metaphysics and epistemology (Rohlf 2010). His contributions to the field of life-extension, however, remain almost completely unexplored, despite the fact that certain claims made in his Theory of Ethics arguably qualify him as a historical antecedent of the contemporary social movement and academic discipline of life-extension.