Space Time Mind

Philosophy, Science, and a Bunch of Other Stuff

SpaceTimeMind is a podcast by two philosophy professors, Richard Brown(CUNY LaGuardia Community College) and Pete Mandik (William Paterson University), who discuss philosophy, science, and a whole bunch of other stuff, with musical interludes provided by our band, Quiet Karate Reflex.

Transhumanism & Existentialism

We're about a week away from Episode 5 of the SpaceTimeMind podcast, and the episode's audio will be culled from the videochat below.

Richard Brown recently saw (and hated) that new Johnny Depp movie, Transcendence, and that got us going on Sartrean Singularity, Kantian AI, and torturing your sims. Stay tuned, spacetimeminders!

Is a post-singularity transhuman condition an existentialist's ultimate wet dream? Or is it instead a harrowing nightmare? Richard Brown is confident that Kant can save us from unfriendly AI. But Pete Mandik is betting on the rise of the super-sociopath.