I dropped in to the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion in Cambridge recently, and caught up with Dr Beth Singler. We talked about AI, and how it relates to ethics, and the current conversations that people are having about it. We also touched on transhumanism, religion, and more..
This is the video of a lecture by Peter Tatchell entitled: ‘Organised Religion: The greatest global threat to human rights?’
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It took place at the FCH Campus of the University, in Cheltenham, on July 16th, 2015.
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Exploring a question sent in from Churchdown School, Gloucester.. Religions often share ideals, but are often in opposition to each other? Some members of the RPE team at Gloucestershire look at this, and see where it takes them…
A teacher in Churchdown School Academy Gloucester sent us a question from one of his 6th Form pupils: Is morality the basis of religion, separate from it, or even opposed to it? Some members of the RPE team at Gloucestershire look at this, and see where it takes them…
This video really just acts as a starting point – and there are some very complex and substantial issues to explore in Sports ethics. A good place to read up on these – with lots of topical material – is the ‘Sports Ethicist’ blog which you can find at http://sportsethicist.com/
Dr Ryall teaches at the Oxstalls campus of the University of Gloucestershire, and is Senior Lecturer in the Philosophy of Sport.
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In this video Dr Dave Webster interviews Dr Malcolm MacLean about Mega-Events, Sport, the Football World Cup, the Olympics and ethics… We talk about the utilitarian decision-making process, the Play Fair organisation, the Qatar World Cup, Brazil, allotments in London and much more:
Play Fair describe themselves at http://play-fair.org/about:
Play Fair is a global campaign coordinated by international trade union federations and NGOs; namely the International Trades Union Federation (ITUC), the International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF), the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC). The campaign calls on those who organize and profit from sports events to take specific steps to ensure that workers making sporting goods and building venues are not exploited, and that international labour standards are respected in the workplace as well as in the stadium.
Professor McConville, who part of the Theology & Religious Studies staff here at Gloucestershire, and Professor of Old Testament Theology, talks about why the Old Testament deserves our attention – and explores the notion of human flourishing:
In the course of the conversation we touch on ethics, theology, spirituality, aesthetics, and going to the pub…
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In this video, Dr Dave Webster talks to Justin Whitaker – author of the influential American Buddhist Perspective blog – about his work on the intersection between Buddhist and Kantian ethics. Can Justin persuade Dave that there is some mileage in comparing Kant to Buddhism?
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