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The Last Thought
Everything must end eventually, even consciousness. A short story by Grant Bartley.
AI & Mind
What it Means to be Human: Blade Runner 2049
Kilian Pötter introduces the big ideas and problems around artificial consciousness.
AI & Human Interaction
Miriam Gorr asks what we learn from current claims for cyberconsciousness.
Arguing with the Chinese Room
Michael DeBellis says Searle’s famous argument about computers not having understanding does not compute.
What’s Stopping Us Achieving Artificial General Intelligence?
A. Efimov, D. Dubrovsky, and F. Matveev explore how the development of AI is limited by the perceived need to understand language and be embodied.
Editorial: Mind and Artificial Intelligence: A Dialogue
by Rick Lewis
News: April/May 2023
Computer made of mouse brain cells • Microsoft disbands AI ethics team • RIP Ernst Tugendhat — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
Hap & Happiness
Stephen Anderson meditates on misfortune and meaning.
Hannah Arendt: On the Spectre of Nuclear War
Maurits de Jongh finds our contemporary situation reflected in earlier states.
The Urgency of Art
Sam McAuliffe thinks that art offers another way of thinking.
Martin Jenkins looks at the life of a wry observer of society, cut short by that society’s revolutionary turmoil.
What Is Time?
Each answer below receives a book. Apologies to the many entrants not included.
Noah Harris says Descartes failed to find absolute foundations for knowledge.
Philosophy Shorts: Philosophers on Beer
by Matt Qvortrup
Philosophical Haiku: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
by Terence Green
Tallis in Wonderland: Reflections on Taking My Blood Pressure
Raymond Tallis finds himself within himself.
Philosophy Shorts: Philosophers on Laziness
by Matt Qvortrup
We Have Always Been Cyborgs by Stefan Lorenz Sorgner
Natasha Beranek sees transhumanism get an upgrade.
In Praise of Failure by Costica Bradatan
Paul J. D’Ambrosio looks at the sorts of successes to which failure can lead.
Thomas R. Morgan ponders the phantom pain and pleasure perspective.
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
Brian J. Collins critiques Yuval Noah Harari’s ethical and political incoherence.