Did God want humans to find a way to live forever? Religious transhumanists say embracing radical human enhancement is a faithful act.
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Ruha Benjamin is an associate professor in the department of African-American studies at Princeton University. She’s spoken and written about the importance of equity and disability justice in the gene editing debate. Benjamin is the author of People’s Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier.
Graham Reside is the executive director of the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership of the Professions at Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, Tenn. He researches ethical leadership, religion and globalization and race, religion and poverty. He is also an expert on prison reform.
Deborah Johnson is a professor emeritus of applied ethics in science, technology and society at the University of Virginia. Best known for her work on computer ethics and engineering ethics, Johnson’s research examines the ethical, social, and policy implications of technology, especially information technology. She was part of a panel on AI and religion at the […]
Vincent Conitzer is a professor of computer science, economics and philosophy at Duke University in Durham, N.C. He is currently at work on a project to create “moral AI.”
Subbarao Kambhampati is a professor of computer science and engineering at Arizona State University in Tempe and president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. He frequently speaks and gives interviews about the implications of AI on human society. One of his lectures on the subject is available on YouTube.
The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) is a nongovernmental organization formally established in 2001 to support human rights initiatives in the area of HIV/AIDS and to protect and promote the rights of all people affected by HIV/AIDS.
Maria Ekstrand is a professor and psychologist at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Her primary research interests involve primary and secondary AIDS prevention, with a focus on India. She was involved in the development of the Hare Krishna movement’s child abuse investigation guidelines. Ekstrand is co-author of a book about the history, development […]