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1 Episode 7: The Limits of Academia with Professor Joy James Professor Joy James is the Ebenezer Fitch Professor of Humanities at Williams College. In this episode, Carlotta Hartmann speaks to her about coming to philosophy and the limits of academia. Joy James, Carlotta Hartmann 23 Nov 2021
2 Episode 6: Tradition and modernity in African cultural philosophy Scarlett Whelan and Kei Patrick interview Prof Ochieng’-Odhiambo and Zeyad el Nabolsy about attitudes to tradition, modernity and modernisation in the work of two African philosophers: Amilcar Cabral and Henry Odera Oruka. Scarlett Whelan, Kei Patrick, Frederick Ochieng’-Odhiambo, Zeyad el Nabolsy 19 Nov 2021
3 Episode 5: A Yogācāra Buddhist Theory of Metaphor and cross-cultural philosophy with Dr. Roy Tzohar In this episode, MPhil Buddhist Studies students Cody Fuller and alicehankwinham interview Professor Tzohar (associate professor in the East and South Asian Studies Department at Tel Aviv University). Cody Fuller, alicehankwinham, Roy Tzohar 04 Nov 2021
4 Episode 4: Academic, Moral, and Spiritual Philosophy from the Ramakrishna Order Dylan Watts (UG physics and philosophy) and Aamir Kaderbhai (MSt study of religion) interview Swami Medhananda, ordained monk of the Ramakrishna Order and Senior Research Fellow at the Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual Education, Mysore, India Dylan Watts, Aamir Kaderbha, Swami Medhananda 04 Nov 2021
5 Episode 3: Approaches to South Asian philosophies Aamir Kaderbhai and Heeyoung Tae interview Mini Chandran, Professor in the department of humanities and social sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, and Parimal Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy at Harvard University. Aamir Kaderbhai, Heeyoung Tae, Mini Chandran, Parimal Patil 04 Nov 2021
6 Episode 2: How students grapple with specialising in marginalised philosophies How do you make marginalised philosophies accessible? What are the challenges to South Asian and African(a) philosophy specialists within Anglo-European universities? Find out more in this episode. Srutokirti Basak, Aamir Kaderbhai, Jonathan Egid 20 Oct 2021
7 Episode 1: How should we talk about South Asian and African(a) philosophies? inspiration with Dr. Adamson and Dr. Jeffers Join Mansfield College History student Srutokirti Basak in a discussion with podcast hosts and writers of the comprehensive and trailblazing History of Indian and African(a) Philosophy podcast series Dr Peter Adamson and Dr Chike Jeffers. Srutokirti Basak, Peter Adamson, Chike Jeffers 20 Oct 2021
8 A Conversation with Katherine Langrish Dr Caroline Batten chats with author Katherine Langrish about her book 'From Spare Oom to War Drobe' Caroline Batten, Katherine Langrish 31 Aug 2021
9 Book at Lunchtime: Jews, Liberalism, Antisemitism Book at Lunchtime is a series of bite-sized book discussions held weekly during term-time, with commentators from a range of disciplines. The events are free to attend and open to all. Abigail Green, Simon Levis Sullam, Adam Sutcliffe, Kei Hiruta 23 Jul 2021
10 Ethics in AI Seminar: Responsible Research and Publication in AI Ethics in AI Seminar - presented by the Institute for Ethics in AI Peter Millican, Rosie Campbell, Carolyn Ashurst, Helena Webb 12 Jul 2021
11 Ethics in AI Colloquium with Adrienne Mayor: Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology Part of the Colloquium on AI Ethics series presented by the Institute of Ethics in AI. This event is also part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Adrienne Mayor, Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer, Armand D'Angour, John Tasioulas 12 Jul 2021
12 AI in a Democratic Culture - Presented by the Institute for Ethics in AI Launch of the Institute for Ethics in AI with Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Joshua Cohen and Hélène Landemore. Part of the Colloquium on AI Ethics series presented by the Institute for Ethics in AI Joshua Cohen, Hélène Landemore, Nigel Shadbolt 12 Jul 2021
13 How to prevent future pandemics Katrien Devolder and Jeff Sebo on factory farms as breeding grounds for pandemics Jeff Sebo, Katrien Devolder 17 Feb 2021
14 Creative Commons Turing 2018/8: Searle versus Turing - Conclusion Lecture 8 in Peter Millican's 2018 Turing series. Peter Millican 14 Jan 2021
15 Creative Commons Turing 2018/7: Blockhead, the Chinese Room, and ELIZA Lecture 7 in Peter Millican's 2018 Turing series. Peter Millican 14 Jan 2021
16 Creative Commons Turing 2018/6: "Computing Machinery and Intelligence" - Overview of Turing's 1950 paper Lecture 6 in Peter Millican's 2018 Turing series. Peter Millican 14 Jan 2021
17 Creative Commons Turing 2018/5: Settling Hilbert's Entscheidungsproblem, and the Halting Problem Lecture 5 in Peter Millican's 2018 Turing series. Peter Millican 14 Jan 2021
18 Creative Commons Turing 2018/4: Enumerating the Computable Numbers, and the Universal Turing Machine Lecture 4 in Peter Millican's 2018 Turing series. Peter Millican 14 Jan 2021
19 Creative Commons Turing 2018/3: "On Computable Numbers" - Turing's 1936 Paper Lecture 3 in Peter Millican's 2018 Turing series. Peter Millican 14 Jan 2021
20 Creative Commons Turing 2018/2: Hilbert's Programme and Gödel's Theorem Lecture 2 in Peter Millican's 2018 Turing series. Peter Millican 14 Jan 2021
21 Creative Commons Turing 2018/1: Types of number, Cantor, infinities, diagonal arguments Lecture 1 in Peter Millican's 2018 Turing series. Peter Millican 14 Jan 2021
22 Does AI threaten Human Autonomy? This event is also part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Peter Millican, Jonathan Pugh, Jessica Morley, Carina Prunkl 07 Dec 2020
23 Privacy Is Power Part of the Colloquium on AI Ethics series presented by the Institute of Ethics in AI. This event is also part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Carissa Véliz, Sir Michael Tugendhat, Stephanie Hare, John Tasioulas 05 Nov 2020
24 Algorithms Eliminate Noise (and That Is Very Good) Part of the Colloquium on AI Ethics series presented by the Institute of Ethics in AI. This event is also part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. John Tasioulas, Ruth Chang, Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Cass Sunstein 05 Nov 2020
25 Ethics in AI Education This event is also part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Peter Millican, Milo Phillips-Brown, Max Van Kleek, Helena Webb 05 Nov 2020
26 Live Event: Tragedy and Plague - In Conversation with Professor Oliver Taplin and Fiona Shaw CBE TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events! Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Drama Week Oliver Taplin, Fiona Shaw 04 Nov 2020
27 Fair Access to Covid-19 Treatment in Mexico Philosopher César Palacios-González talks about how corruption and racism in Mexico created serious hurdles for developing federal guidelines for deciding who gets to access scarce medical resources. César Palacios-González, Katrien Devolder 08 Jul 2020
28 Creative Commons General Philosophy 2018 Handouts PDF handouts to accompany Peter Millican's 2018 General Philosophy series. Peter Millican 23 Jun 2020
29 Creative Commons General Philosophy 2018 Slides PDF slides to accompany Peter Millican's 2018 General Philosophy series. Peter Millican 23 Jun 2020
30 Creative Commons GenPhil 2018/8: God and Morality Lecture 8 in Peter Millican's 2018 General Philosophy series. Peter Millican 23 Jun 2020
31 Creative Commons GenPhil 2018/7: Free Will and Responsibility Lecture 7 in Peter Millican's 2018 General Philosophy series. Peter Millican 23 Jun 2020
32 Creative Commons GenPhil 2018/6: Identity, Self-Interest, Free Will Lecture 6 in Peter Millican's 2018 General Philosophy series. Peter Millican 23 Jun 2020
33 Creative Commons GenPhil 2018/5: The Mind, and Personal Identity Lecture 5 in Peter Millican's 2018 General Philosophy series. Peter Millican 23 Jun 2020
34 Creative Commons GenPhil 2018/4: Facing Up to Scepticism Lecture 4 in Peter Millican's 2018 General Philosophy series. Peter Millican 23 Jun 2020
35 Creative Commons GenPhil 2018/3: Scepticism and Induction Lecture 3 in Peter Millican's 2018 General Philosophy series. Peter Millican 23 Jun 2020
36 Creative Commons GenPhil 2018/2: Matter, Mind, and Humanity Lecture 2 in Peter Millican's 2018 General Philosophy series. Peter Millican 23 Jun 2020
37 Creative Commons GenPhil 2018/1: Historical Introduction Lecture 1 in Peter Millican's 2018 General Philosophy series. Peter Millican 23 Jun 2020
38 Choosing Now for Later: Precedent Autonomy and Problem of Surrogate Decision-Making After Severe Brain Injury Recording of the New St Cross Special Ethics Seminar on surrogate decision-making after severe brain injury. Mackenzie Graham, Doug McConnell 19 Jun 2020
39 Creative Commons Hume 2018 Handouts PDF handouts to accompany Peter Millican's 2018 Hume series. Peter Millican 21 May 2020
40 Creative Commons Hume 2018 Slides PDF slides to accompany Peter Millican's 2018 Hume series. Peter Millican 21 May 2020
41 Creative Commons Hume 2018/8: Sceptical Crisis and Second Thoughts Lecture 8 in Peter Millican's 2018 Hume series. Peter Millican 21 May 2020
42 Creative Commons Hume 2018/7: Scepticism about Body, Soul and Self Lecture 7 in Peter Millican's 2018 Hume series. Peter Millican 21 May 2020
43 Creative Commons Hume 2018/6: Causal Interpretation, to Scepticism Lecture 6 in Peter Millican's 2018 Hume series. Peter Millican 21 May 2020
44 Creative Commons Hume 2018/5: Probability and the Idea of Necessity Lecture 5 in Peter Millican's 2018 Hume series. Peter Millican 21 May 2020
45 Creative Commons Hume 2018/4: Induction and Belief Lecture 4 in Peter Millican's 2018 Hume series. Peter Millican 21 May 2020
46 Creative Commons Hume 2018/3: Faculties and Relations, to Causation Lecture 3 in Peter Millican's 2018 Hume series. Peter Millican 21 May 2020
47 Creative Commons Hume 2018/2: Ideas, Impressions, and Abstraction Lecture 2 in Peter Millican's 2018 Hume series. Peter Millican 21 May 2020
48 Creative Commons Hume 2018/1: Hume’s Background and Chief Aims Lecture 1 in Peter Millican's 2018 Hume series. Peter Millican 21 May 2020
49 Creative Commons Welcome to Teddie Cast, the podcast of the Oxford Critical Theory Network (TORCH) In our very first episode, our host and network convenor Lillian Hingley (DPhil English, Oxford) reflects upon her thoughts in lockdown. Lillian Hingley 19 May 2020
50 3f. Values and AI: view from public policy Jo Wolff and Vafa Ghazavi, Blavatnik School of Government, gives the sixth and final talk in the third Ethics in AI seminar, held on February 10th 2020. Jo Wolff, Vafa Ghazavi 10 Feb 2020
51 3e. AI and business Alan Morrison, Saïd Business School, gives the fifth talk in the third Ethics in AI seminar, held on February 10th 2020. Alan Morrison 10 Feb 2020
52 3d. AI and finance Nir Vulkan, Saïd Business School, gives the fourth talk in the third Ethics in AI seminar, held on February 10th 2020. Nir Vulkan 10 Feb 2020
53 3c. Population health and AI: efficiency, accuracy and trust Angeliki Kerasidou, Ethox Centre, gives the third talk in the third Ethics in AI seminar, held on February 10th 2020. Angeliki Kerasidou 10 Feb 2020
54 3b. AI in healthcare Claire Bloomfield, National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging, gives the second talk in the third Ethics in AI seminar, held on February 10th 2020. Claire Bloomfield 10 Feb 2020
55 3a. Rethinking ethics and humanities for the 21st Century Mike Parker, Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities gives the first talk in the third Ethics in AI seminar, held on February 10th 2020. Mike Parker 10 Feb 2020
56 Is Moral Status Good for You? Thomas Douglas, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Conference on Rethinking Moral Status, held in 13th and 14th June 2019. Thomas Douglas 07 Feb 2020
57 The Tenuous Connection between Moral Status and Proper Political-Legal Status Benjamin Sachs, University of St Andrews, gives a talk for the Conference on Rethinking Moral Status, held in 13th and 14th June 2019. Benjamin Sachs 07 Feb 2020
58 Moral Status: A Convenient Label Udo Schuklenk, Queen's University, gives a talk for the Conference on Rethinking Moral Status, held in 13th and 14th June 2019. Udo Schuklenk 07 Feb 2020
59 The Ever Conscious View and the Contingency of Moral Status Elizabeth Harman, Princeton University, gives a talk for the Conference on Rethinking Moral Status, held in 13th and 14th June 2019. Elizabeth Harman 07 Feb 2020
60 The Moral Status of Conscious Subjects Joshua Shepherd, Carlton University and the University de Barcelona, gives a talk for the Conference on Rethinking Moral Status, held in 13th and 14th June 2019. Joshua Shepherd 07 Feb 2020
61 The Moral Status of So-called Moral Machines John Harris, University of Manchester, gives a talk for the Conference on Rethinking Moral Status, held in 13th and 14th June 2019. John Harris 07 Feb 2020
62 Moral Status and Moral Significance Ingmar Persson, University of Gothenburg and University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Conference on Rethinking Moral Status, held in 13th and 14th June 2019. Ingmar Persson 07 Feb 2020
63 Chimeras, Superchimps and Post-persons; Specie Boundaries and Moral Status Enhancements Sarah Chan, Univesity of Edinburgh, gives a talk for the Conference on Rethinking Moral Status, held in 13th and 14th June 2019. Sarah Chan 07 Feb 2020
64 Variable Moral Status Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Duke University, gives a talk for the Conference on Rethinking Moral Status, held in 13th and 14th June 2019. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong 07 Feb 2020
65 2e. Artificial Intelligence and the news Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, gives the fifth talk in the second Ethics in AI seminar, held on January 27th 2020 (postponed from December 2nd 2019). Rasmus Kleis Nielsen 27 Jan 2020
66 2d. Computational propaganda Video Narayanan, Oxford Internet Institute, Video Narayanan 27 Jan 2020
67 2c. Use, users and the social context for AI Gina Neff, Oxford Internet Institute, gives the third talk in the second Ethics in AI seminar, held on January 27th 2020 (postponed from December 2nd 2019). Gina Neff 27 Jan 2020
68 2b. Capital, labour and power in the age of automation Carl Benedikt Frey gives the second talk in the second Ethics in AI seminar, held on January 27th 2020 (postponed from December 2nd 2019). Carl Benedikt Frey 27 Jan 2020
69 2a. AI Governance and Ethics  Allan Dafoe and Carina Prunkl, Future of Humanity Institute, Faculty of Philosophy give the first talk in the second Ethics in AI seminar, held on January 27th 2020 (postponed from December 2nd 2019). Allan Dafoe, Carina Prunkl 27 Jan 2020
70 1g. Ethics and AI at the Oxford Big Data Institute Gil McVean, Big Data Institute, gives the seventh talk in the first Ethics in AI seminar, held on November 11th 2019. Gil McVean 11 Nov 2019
71 1f. Re-uniting ethics and the law for AI Brent Mittelstadt, Oxford Internet Institute, gives the sixth talk in the first Ethics in AI seminar, held on November 11th 2019. Brent Mittelstadt 11 Nov 2019
72 1e. When AI disrupts the law Sandra Wachter, Oxford Internet Institute, gives the fifth talk in the first Ethics in AI seminar, held on November 11th 2019. Sandra Wachter 11 Nov 2019
73 1d. AI ethics and legal regulation Vicki Nash, Oxford Internet Institute gives the fourth talk in the first Ethics in AI seminar, held on November 11th 2019. Vicki Nash 11 Nov 2019
74 1c. AI-ethics research at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy Tom Douglas, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy gives the third talk in the first Ethics in AI seminar, held on November 11th 2019. Tom Douglas 11 Nov 2019
75 1b. The place of philosophy in the ethics of AI Carissa Véliz, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, gives the second talk in the first Ethics in AI seminar, held on November 11th 2019. Carissa Véliz 11 Nov 2019
76 1a. Background and Aims of the Institute for Ethics in AI  Nigel Shadbolt, Principal of Jesus College, Department of Computer Science, gives the first talk in the first Ethics in AI seminar, held on November 11th 2019. Nigel Shadbolt 11 Nov 2019
77 Review and conclusion Silvio Funtowicz chairs the final review and conclusion, with comments from Jerry Ravetz. Silvio Funtowicz, Jerry Ravetz 08 Jul 2019
78 The future of policy-mathematics Panel discussion and presentations on the future of policy mathematics. With Presentations by Maurice Chiodo and Zora Kovacic. With a response by Jerry Ravetz. Chaired by Andrea Saltelli. Maurice Chiodo, Zora Kovacic, Jerry Ravetz, Andrea Saltelli. 08 Jul 2019
79 The future of post-normal science Panel discussion and presentations on post-normal science. With presentations by Dan Sarewitz (via Skype), Marta Struminska and Jeroen van der Sluijs. With a response by Jerry Ravetz. Chaired by Roger Strand. Dan Sarewitz), Marta Struminska, Jeroen van der Sluijs, Jerry Ravetz 08 Jul 2019
80 The future of science Panel presentations on the future of science, with presentations by Peter Gluckman, Ehsan Masood and Andrea Saltelli with a response from Jerome Ravetz. Chaired by Javier Lezaun. Peter Gluckman, Ehsan Masood, Andrea Saltelli, Jerome Ravetz 08 Jul 2019
81 Welcome and brief statements Welcome to the event, with presentations from Charles Godfray and Rob Iliffe. Chaired by Silvio Funtowicz. Charles Godfray, Rob Iliffe, Silvio Funtowicz 08 Jul 2019
82 Delius and the Sound of Place Book at Lunchtime: Delius and the Sound of Place Daniel Grimley, Philip Bullock, Peter Franklin, Alexandra Harris 28 Jun 2019
83 Creative Commons New economic and moral foundations for the Anthropocene Prof Beinhocker will argue that by changing the ideologies, narratives, and memes that govern our economic system, we can create the political space required to rapidly transform to a sustainable and just economic system. Eric Beinhocker 24 Jun 2019
84 Inaugural George Rousseau Lecture - Liberty as equality: Rousseau and Roman constitutionalism Dan Edelstein from Stanford University gives the Inaugural George Rousseau Lecture, the convenor is Avi Lifschitz, Magdalen College. Dan Edelstein, Avi Lifschitz 01 May 2019
85 Lincoln Leads in Philosophy 2018 Philosophy: 'Should there be limits on free speech?' Alexander Prescott-Couch, Ian Brownhill, Benjamin Musachio, Lauren Malm 05 Nov 2018
86 Is the banking sector about to change for ever? AI is already playing a role in the finance sector, from fraud detection, to algorithmic trading, to customer service, and many within the industry believe this role will develop rapidly within the next few years. Peter Millican, Stephen Roberts, Nir Vulkan, Jannes Klaas 22 Oct 2018
87 Are all algorithms biased? Our lives are increasingly shaped by automated decision-making algorithms, but do those have in-built biases? If so, do we need to tackle these, and what could happen if we don't? Peter Millican, Sandra Wachter, Helena Webb, Brent Mittelstadt 22 Oct 2018
88 How will the automation of jobs likely progress? In 2013 two Oxford academics published a paper entitled 'The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerisation?', estimating that 47% of U.S. jobs were at risk of automation. Peter Millican, Mike Osborne, Judy Stephenson, David Clifton 22 Oct 2018
89 Trailer: season one launching 22nd October! Down winding streets, beyond the dreaming spires, inside the college walls, debates are happening - in every study room and lecture theatre - about the future of society. Futuremakers, from the University of Oxford, invites you to that debate. Peter Millican 16 Oct 2018
90 The seven moral rules found all around the world This Anthropology Departmental Seminar was delivered by Oliver Scott Curry (Oxford) on 18 May 2018 Oliver Scott Curry 31 Jul 2018
91 Creative Commons Liberty, Equality, and Alienation Akeel Bilgrami speaks at St Antony's College on 8 June 2018 Akeel Bilgrami 20 Jun 2018
92 Thomas Aquinas on Bodily Identity Book at Lunchtime, Thomas Aquinas on Bodily Identity Philip Bullock, Antonia Fitzpatrick, Cecilia Trifogli, William Wood 12 Jun 2018
93 Evidence in the Multiverse Erik Curiel and Simon Friederich hash out the problems we encounter when we look for evidence of a multiverse. Erik Curiel, Simon Friederich 24 Apr 2018
94 The Hard Fact of Life in Big Physics City How similar is the fine-tuning of our universe to probabilistic reasoning we use and understand? Simon Friederich and Erik Curiel go through a series of examples. Erik Curiel, Simon Friederich 24 Apr 2018
95 Stability and Probability Erik Curiel and Simon Friederich discuss how reasoning in cosmology sometimes conflates topological stability with probability, and why that might be wrong. Simon Friederich, Erik Curiel 24 Apr 2018
96 Problems with Probability Simon Friederich and Erik Curiel discuss the problems fine-tuning arguments raise for our understanding of probability. Simon Friederich, Erik Curiel 24 Apr 2018
97 Brain-machine interfaces and the translation of thought into action In this St Cross Special Ethics Seminar, Dr Tom Buller reflects on the causal relationship between movement goals and bodily awareness and challenges the idea that BMI-enabled movement and intentional bodily movement are equal actions. Tom Buller 19 Feb 2018
98 James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film Book at Lunchtime, James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film Katherine Morris, Ulrika Maude, Jeri Johnson, Cleo Hanaway-Oakley 16 Feb 2018
99 2016 Annual Uehiro Lecture 1: Consequentialism for Cows Professor Shelly Kagan delivers the first of three Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics, ‘How to Count Animals, More or Less’ Shelly Kagan 06 Nov 2017
100 2016 Annual Uehiro Lecture 2: Deontology for Dogs Professor Shelly Kagan delivers the second of three Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics, ‘How to Count Animals, More or Less’ Shelly Kagan 06 Nov 2017