#UJTalks: SAMUEL SEGUN TO DISCUSS ‘TEACHING MACHINES TO BE MORAL’ AT UJ AUCKLAND PARK CAMPUS

#UJTalks: SAMUEL SEGUN TO DISCUSS ‘TEACHING MACHINES TO BE MORAL’ AT UJ AUCKLAND PARK CAMPUS

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Johannesburg will be hosting a lunchtime conversation with Samuel Segun ( doctoral candidate at the Department of Philosophy, UJ).

Title of Talk: Teaching machines to be moral.

Samuel T. Segun is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Philosophy, University of Johannesburg. His research interests include the philosophy of artificial intelligence, machine ethics, philosophy of mind especially neurophilosophy and consciousness, business ethics and African intellectual development. Samuels doctoral research focuses on developing a robust ethical theory for autonomous intelligent systems.

He is a Global Excellence Stature (GES) Scholar, a Member and Research Fellow at the Conversational School of Philosophy (CSP). Samuel serves as Editorial Assistant of the journal Filosofia Theoretica and as a reviewer for the African Journal of Business Ethics. He is also a team member for the Economic Forum’s Global Shapers; Community and an alumnus of the Young Leadership Initiative (YALI). Outside academia, he works as a business developer and project manager, consulting on market strategy, policy and governance issues for technology start-ups across Africa.

Date: Friday 26 October 2018
Time: 12:00
Venue: Gcina Mlophe Amphitheatre, APK Library,
1st Floor, University of Johannesburg

 

 

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