Philosophy Crossroads

Exploring Virtual Realities and Ethical Boundaries with Mr. Matt White

May 11, 2024 Hanson Wen
Exploring Virtual Realities and Ethical Boundaries with Mr. Matt White
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Philosophy Crossroads
Exploring Virtual Realities and Ethical Boundaries with Mr. Matt White
May 11, 2024
Hanson Wen

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In this enlightening episode of Philosophy Crossroads, we are joined by Mr. Matt White, a dedicated philosophy lecturer and Ph.D. candidate from the University of Cape Town. Delve into a compelling discussion that spans the intriguing realms of epistemology and the ethics of technology. Mr. White shares his transition from studying philosophical skepticism to tackling the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and simulated realities. Discover the complexities of simulation ethics, the moral status of virtual beings, and the provocative simulation hypothesis. Whether you're a philosophy enthusiast or simply curious about the intersection of technology and ethics, this conversation offers profound insights into how virtual worlds might shape our moral landscape.

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In this enlightening episode of Philosophy Crossroads, we are joined by Mr. Matt White, a dedicated philosophy lecturer and Ph.D. candidate from the University of Cape Town. Delve into a compelling discussion that spans the intriguing realms of epistemology and the ethics of technology. Mr. White shares his transition from studying philosophical skepticism to tackling the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and simulated realities. Discover the complexities of simulation ethics, the moral status of virtual beings, and the provocative simulation hypothesis. Whether you're a philosophy enthusiast or simply curious about the intersection of technology and ethics, this conversation offers profound insights into how virtual worlds might shape our moral landscape.