Andy Clark/ Kristina Musholt
Monday 25 February 2013, 6.30 – 8pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Andy Clark, Professor of Philosophy and Chair in Logic and Metaphysics, University of Edinburgh
Chair: Kristina Musholt, LSE Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method and Deputy Director of the Forum for European Philosophy
We are entering an age of widespread human enhancement. The technologies range from wearable, implantable, and pervasive computing, to new forms of onboard sensing, thought-controlled equipment, prosthetic legs able to win track races, and on to the humble but transformative iPhone. This gives us a new opportunity to look at ourselves, and to ask the fundamental question: Where does the mind stop, and the rest of the world begin?