Chelmsford Philosophy Conversation
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Chelmsford Philosophy Conversation

Chelmsford Philosophy Conversation

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Writtle University College

Lordship Road

Writtle, United Kingdom

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The full-weekend tickets on this site are just £10. On the door the tickets are £12 each! One-day only tickets are £5.49 here or £6.50 on the doors.

This is a weekend of philosophical discourse and thoughtful fun! Opinions welcome and sought after. The concept of a "Conversation" is just that, we need people to join in. The agenda is:

Saturday Morning: 1) Basic Ethics grounding, 2) The man on the bridge problem,

Saturday Afternoon: 3) The ethics of implementing Robots.

Essential reading: The Economic Singularity: Artificial intelligence and the death of capitalism by Calum Chace Link:http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/099321164X


Saturday evening: 4) possible visit to a Chelmsford Curry restaurant.

Sunday Morning: 5) the ethics invoked by climate change.

Further essential reading on Climate Change Ethics from the Stern Report (HM Treasury):
http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130129110402/http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/d/stern_review_supporting_technical_material_john_broome_261006.pdf

Sunday Afternoon: 6) Philosophical problems to consider. 7) Open floor.

Email: andy@simulsys.demon.co.uk for free parking voucher. Tickets do not include overnight accommodation nor travel nor meals. Tickets do include free coffee at breaks, and food vouchers for a two-course meal at college restaurants are available for £4 a meal on the day. For those making their own accommodation arrangements, the following hotels are nearby: http://www.countyhotelchelmsford.co.uk : http://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/essex/chelmsford/chelmsford-city-centre.html
We look forward to welcoming you to this event!

PLEASE NOTE: 30-Sep-2016 We have just been informed by the College that on Sunday 23rd October the Chelmsford Marathon runs in Lordship Road by the College and access to the College by car will be restricted. Please come early on Sunday at 09:00 for a bacon-buttie breakfast.

Checkout the latest news about the Conversation and leave an opinion at our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/chelmsfordphilosophyconversation/


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