Philosophy of Technology

Author: Brad Weslake
Syllabus (Fall 2016)

The Fall 2016 version of the syllabus.

Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Conference Stream

The full program and live stream information for the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence conference is now available online here.

Zheng Zhang on Deep Learning and AI

Zheng Zhang, “Deep Learning and AI: Myth, Facts, Opportunities and Challenges”, Wednesday 12 October 2016 at 4:45pm–5:45pm in Room 310.

Machines and Music

On Tuesday 13 September at 5:30pm in the IMA Studio, IMA hosts an event with Johannes Marx from Pitchtuner.

Collosus: The Forbin Project

Professor Greenspan will be showing the film Colossus: The Forbin Project on Friday 9 September at 5:00pm–7:30pm in Room 102.

Future Forum on Artificial Intelligence

The next Future Forum will take place at NYU Shanghai on Saturday 10 September, and will include lectures and a panel discussion on artificial intelligence.

Investigating Human Perception with Neurocomputational Models

The first Shanghai Colloquium in Neuroeconomics lecture for the semester will be given by Garrison Cottrell (UCSD) on 22 September.

Research and Writing Academy

Information about a 10-week Research & Writing Academy hosted by The ARC and Library.


Welcome to the website for Philosophy of Technology, a course co-taught by Anna Greenspan and Brad Weslake at NYU Shanghai in Fall 2016.

Philosophy of Technology at NYU Shanghai, a course by Anna Greenspan and Brad Weslake.