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An AI professor explains: three concerns about granting citizenship to robot Sophia

An AI professor explains: three concerns about granting citizenship to robot Sophia

I was surprised to hear that a robot named Sophia was granted citizenship by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The announcement last week followed the Kingdom’s commitment of US$500 billion to build a new city – Neom powered by robotics and renewables. One of the most honourable concepts for a human being, to be a citizen and all that […] … learn more→

Eco-Republic: What the Ancients Can Teach Us about Ethics, Virtue, and Sustainable Living

Eco-Republic reveals why we must rethink our political imagination if we are to meet the challenges of climate change and other urgent environmental concerns. Offering a unique reflection on the ethics and politics of sustainability, the book goes beyond standard approaches to virtue ethics in philosophy and current debates about happiness in economics and psychology. … learn more→