"Stimulating the Self: Neurotechnology, Identity, and Agency" Symposium in Neuroethics

"Stimulating the Self" poster by Sam Sumpter
"Stimulating the Self" poster by Sam Sumpter

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.

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