Category Archives: Ethics

Schedule for the November meeting, “Fifty years of science/faith interaction: A Tribute to Bob Newman”

To register for this event, go to this link. Friday night, November 5. Dinner for full and contributing members. Contact the organizers for details. Saturday, November 6. Venue: Trinity Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, Virginia. (For directions see this page.) The event … Continue reading

Astrophysics, Biblical Interpretation, Ethics, Events

Book Review: An engineering approach to fiction?

Diary of a Robot, by Lewis Jenkins, (available at Lulu)  clearly bears the stamp that its author has a long history doing engineering in high-tech firms. The book revolves around the question: what is a “good” robot? If I am an engineer and … Continue reading

AI, Ethics, Mind and Brain, Reviews

Thomas Jefferson’s Creator

Jon Meacham’s “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power” (Random House, 2012) is a biography well worth reading. While I would have liked to have read more about Jefferson’s astonishing knowledge and practice of meteorology, archaeology, astronomy, paleontology, architecture, surveying, botany, … Continue reading

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