New humans? Ethics, trust, and the extended mind

Carter, J. A. , Clark, A. and Palermos, S. O. (2018) New humans? Ethics, trust, and the extended mind. In: Carter, J. A., Clark, A., Kallestrup, J., Palermos, S. O. and Pritchard, D. (eds.) Extended Epistemology. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 331-351. ISBN 9780198769811

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Abstract

The possibility of extended cognition invites the possibility of extended knowledge. We examine what is minimally required for such forms of technologically extended (and distributed) knowledge to arise and whether existing and future technologies can allow for such forms of epistemic extension. Answering in the positive, we explore some of the ensuing transformations in the ethical obligations and personal rights of the resulting ‘new humans.’

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Carter, Dr Joseph
Authors: Carter, J. A., Clark, A., and Palermos, S. O.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Philosophy
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISBN:9780198769811
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