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Roundtable Series: What is "religious experience"?

Aug
31
Wed

That the “essence” of religion consists in a distinctive type of experience that is in some sense “sui generis” (i.e., “of its own kind” or “irreducible”) is a claim that was often cited in the twentieth century to justify the existence of Religious Studies as an independent academic discipline.

Roundtable Series: Sentient Artificial Intelligence and Personhood

Sep
28
Wed

Led by Gene Kleppinger and Laura Newhart: Is it possible for advanced forms of Artificial Intelligence to be recognized as sentient persons? What kinds of sentient behavior are being observed? What makes a being a person?

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