Philosophical Disquisitions: Society, Ethics and Technology

Podcast series launched in 2016 and hosted by John Danaher. Interviews with leading thinkers in the field. John Danaher is a lecturer in the Law School at the National University of Ireland. His research interests are in the areas of legal philosophy, emerging technologies and the future of human society. He is the author of Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World Without Work (Harvard University Press, 2019) and the coeditor of Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications (MIT Press 2017). He has published over fifty papers on different topics, including the risks of advanced AI, the ethics of social robotics, meaning of life and the future of work, and the ethics of human enhancement. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, VICE: Motherboard, The GuardianThe Irish TimesThe Sunday TimesAeon, and The Philosophers’ Magazine. He holds an LLM from Trinity College Dublin and a PhD from University College Cork.