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Ethics and War in Homer's Iliad

I gave this talk at the annual Maine Humanities Council Winter Weekend Seminar, at Bowdoin College, earlier this month. I look forward to your thoughts. 

\uap>When I was in 9th grade, confronting the Iliad for the first time, I had two questions. First, why is it so important… Continue

Added by Joel Rosenthal on March 28, 2012 at 4:07pm — 1 Comment

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Control and Responsible Innovation of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence's potential for doing good and creating benefits is almost boundless, but equally there is a potential for doing great harm. This panel discusses the findings of a comprehensive three-year project at The Hastings Center, which encompassed safety procedures, engineering approaches, and legal and ethical oversight.

Resources Resulting from Carnegie Council Climate Change Research Delegation to the Philippines, October 2018

In October 2018, Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program led a fact-finding trip to Manila to investigate the effects of climate change on the Philippines. How is the encroaching threat of climate change reshaping culture, politics, and even faith? How can the claim of economic prosperity be reconciled with the equally valid claim of sustainability and conservation?

Climate Change in South & Southeast Asia, with Yoko Okura

Yoko Okura of Mercy Corps discusses her recent visit to Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, the site of a camp for 1 million Rohingya refugees. She learned every day, that 700 tons of trees--four football fields--are being cut down for firewood and construction, bringing an increased risk of landslides and floods. She also reflects on her visit to Manila with Carnegie Council and the advantages of traveling with a group from different disciplines.

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