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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (June 28, 2015)

Animals The ethics of pet food. Causation Ignore the headline. ¬†Philosopher Stephen Mumford argues that causation does exist independently of our thoughts on it. Ethics Will your self-driving car be programmed to kill you? Mind The mind is a computer. … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s In the News Today (Nov. 30, 2014)

Emotions There could be a danger emphasizing empathy. ¬†“Once you see someone as fundamentally other, fundamentally different, empathy turns off like a switch.” Paul Ekman has been an expert at detecting the emotions of faces and even whether they’re dishonest … Continue reading

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