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The Custom House – When Between Two Infinities, Go All In: Reading Pascal’s Pensées (Extended Conversation w/ Hall Bjornstad)

In this episode of The Custom House we’re joined by Hall Bjornstad, an assistant professor of French in the French and Italian Department at Indiana University. We’ll be discussing the 17th century religious thinker and mathematical genius Blaise Pascal to see if we can find ways to fail better by reading his collection of fragments titled the Pensées where he …

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Interchange – Colin Allen: Thinking About Thinking Machines

This week on Interchange, host Doug Storm talks with Colin Allen, a professor in the Department of History and the Philosophy of Science, about robotics, autonomous moral agents, and their portrayal in popular culture.  Allen talks about Google Cars, C3PO, and military and surveillance drones.  His work seeks to response to Rosalind Picard’s assertion that the more freedom a machine …

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