Category Archives: Being Human

Problems with Descartes’ Philosophy: ‘I think therefore I am’

I think, therefore, I am – In Latin Cogito Ergo Sum This is an interactive blog post, where the philosophyzer gives you a stimulus and questions, and asks you to provide the answers! Today’s focus is Descartes phrase ‘I think, therefore I am.’ When Descartes said ‘I think, therefore, I am‘ what did he mean? […]

AI Persons
Being Human

AI Persons: Can a Machine or AI (Artificial Intelligence) be a Person?

What is Artificial Intelligence? Artificial Intelligence are minded machines that display characteristics of personhood – AI Persons. AI Persons – Can Machines ever be persons? If you are studying AQA Philosophy, you might study a module on ‘Can machines be persons?’ You may agree or disagree with the fact that AI/machines can be persons. However, […]

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