PHIL 424 (M1) - The Future of Humanity: Science, Technology, and Society

Future of Humanity

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - UNHM Credit (15 weeks) (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 56825
Consideration of the impacts of science and technology on humanity from a philosophical perspective. Topics often include genetic engineering, automated labor, advanced weaponry, artificial intelligence, social media and data extraction, space exploration, alien contact, virtual realities, transhumanism, and the future of humanity as an interplanetary species.
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Equivalent(s): PHIL 424H
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Phillip Deen

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 R 9:01am - 11:50am PANDRA P301
Additional Course Details: 

This version of the course will be less speculative. Topics will include the nature of the scientific method, the ways that technology drives social change, research and engineering ethics, and the political war on science.