Reason is often considered to be the defining feature of humanity. Humans have been qualifying reason, categorizing forms of it, criticizing failures of it and comparing it with other epistemolog...
To me, ethical behaviourism says that the epistemic ground or warrant for believing that we have certain duties and responsibilities toward other entities lies in their observable behavioural rel...
“We need a name for this new belief," mused Julian Huxley in 1957. “Perhaps transhumanism will serve: man remaining man, but transcending himself, by realizing new possibilities of and for his huma...
One of the many problems with the term smart cities is its suggestion that urban life has been dumb in the past. The engineers who designed Romes aqueducts might rightfully object. So too the surve...
But we shouldnt accept Facebooks self-conception as sincere, either. Facebook is a carefully managed top-down system, not a robust public square. All the values that Silicon Valley professes are t...