On Friday, April 22nd the UW Department of Philosophy, along with the Program on Values and the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering will host a day-long symposium entitled "Stimulating the Self: Neurotechnology, Identity, and Agency." The symposium will be from 9:00-5:00 in HUB 332.
The primary speakers and their respective talk titles include:
- Joseph Fins (Cornell Weill Medical College), "Agency ex Machina: Neuroprosthetics and the Re-emergent Self"
- Françoise Baylis (Dalhousie University), "I Am Who I Am, She Is Who She Is: When Illness and Technology Disrupt the Narrative Flow"
- Karen Rommelfanger (Emory University), "When I Becomes We: Ethical Implications of Emerging Brain-to-Brain Interfacing Technologies"
This event is free and open to the public.