Bernard Stiegler’s Automatic Politics, a talk by Dr. Martin Crowley (Cambridge)

Bernard Stiegler’s Automatic Politics, a talk by Dr. Martin Crowley (Cambridge)

Screening Room 50 George Square University of Edinburgh 20/03/2017 5.15 pm Dr. Martin Crowley (Cambridge) “Bernard Stiegler’s Automatic Politics” Chair Luis de Miranda In the first volume of his La Société automatique (2015), Bernard Stiegler considers the social and philosophical implications of the predicted imminent increase in the proportion of labour undertaken by automata. The […]

(60 Years of) Essentially Contested Concepts – Workshop Programme

(60 Years of) Essentially Contested Concepts Workshop 12 December 2016 at The University of Edinburgh Project Room –50 George Square, first floor, Edinburgh The University of Edinburgh’s Philosophy, History, and Literature, Languages and Culture schools, The Creation of Reality Group (CRAG), The Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict (CSMC), And EIDYN celebrate the sixtieth […]

An Introduction to Computational Thinking (part 2 and 3)

Appleton Tower G.05 Wednesday 23 November 2016 2 pm to 3.30 pm An Introduction to Computational Thinking (Episode 3) by Dr Michael Rovatsos Senior Lecturer at the School of Informatics at The University of Edinburgh, and Director of the Centre For Intelligent Systems and their Applications. Video of the first session here: http://www.blogs.hss.ed.ac.uk/crag/2016/08/28/introduction-computational-thinking/ What is […]

The universe has wiggle room for an observer to participate in the ongoing creation of reality

The universe has wiggle room for an observer to participate in the ongoing creation of reality

The renowned physicist John Archibald Wheeler summed up his long and illustrious career under three headings – three thematic periods that characterized his work. He called the first period, “Everything is Particles.” This covered the time when he worked alongside the legendary Niels Bohrs to understand nuclear fission and was drawn into the famous Manhattan […]

Anthrobotics Reading Group/Workshop Session 1

30 September 2016 Informatics Forum / Room 1.16 / 9.30am / All welcome First Session of the Anthrobotics Interdisciplinary Reading Group, in partnership with the social informatics cluster and the CRAG – Open to all schools of the University of Edinburgh Please read the following text before the session (Pdf available on demand): We, Anthrobot: […]

First Anthrobotics International Workshop 2017

First Anthrobotics International Workshop 2017

The University of Edinburgh’s Anthrobotics Cluster, The Creation of Reality Group (CRAG), EIDYN, the Oxford Human Centred Computing Group, The Edinburgh School of Informatics, Science Technology and Innovation Studies (STIS), the Social Informatics Cluster, the Durham Centre for Humanities Innovation, and the Institut Français UK invite you to the first international interdisciplinary workshop on Anthrobotics. […]

Analytic-Bridge-Continental + (ABC+) Process Philosophy Workshop

Analytic-Bridge-Continental + (ABC+) Process Philosophy Workshop

29th October 2016 University of Liverpool, Department of Philosophy, School of the Arts Call for Papers The ABC+ organising committee welcomes papers which will contribute to a developing dialogue about the metaphysics of process and how it can attract the concerns of researchers from across the range of contemporary philosophical currents. Invited Speakers: Christopher Norris, […]

60 Years of Essentially Contested Concepts – CALL for PAPERS

60 Years of Essentially Contested Concepts - CALL for PAPERS

Call for Papers (60 Years of) Essentially Contested Concepts Workshop 12 December 2016 at The University of Edinburgh The University of Edinburgh’s Philosophy, History, and Literature, Languages and Culture schools, The Creation of Reality Group (CRAG), The Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict (CSMC), EIDYN, and the Institut Français UK celebrate the sixtieth anniversary […]

Presenting the 2016-2017 Anthrobotics Interdisciplinary Crag Programme

Presenting the 2016-2017 Anthrobotics Interdisciplinary Crag Programme

All students and researchers welcome 17 June 2016 Informatics Forum / Room 1.16 / 9.30am / All welcome Read the Robohub interview here Social Informatics Cluster Meeting / in partnership with the CRAG Luis de Miranda Presenting the 2016-2017 Anthrobotics Interdisciplinary Programme at UoE Our Future With Robots and AI: A collaborative reflection The system […]