A Sentientist Conversation about “what’s real?” and “what matters?” with Kyle Johannsen, philosopher and author of “Wild Animal Ethics”.
Henry Mance is the chief features writer for the Financial Times newspaper. He is the author of “How to Love Animals in a Human Shaped World.”
Richard Brown is a philosopher at CUNY. In Sentientist Conversations we discuss “what’s real?” and “what matters?” Sentientism is “evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings.”
Aysha is a neurologist, public health specialist & author. She is President & CEO of the Center for Contemporary Sciences.
“Maybe moral systems are harmful! Like religion, they are used to divide us.” – Walter Veit – New Sentientist Conversation
Walter is an interdisciplinary scientist, philosopher & writer focusing on biology, minds & ethics. He publishes the ‘Science and Philosophy‘ series on Psychology Today and Medium.
“There is suffering – end it!” – Actress Victoria Hogan – New Sentientist Conversation episode on YouTube and Podcast
Victoria is an actress, film producer, writer, voiceover artist and animal activist. In these Sentientist Conversations we discuss “whats real” and “what matters”.
Marc is professor emeritus of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has published 31 books, won many awards for his research on animal behavior, animal emotions, compassionate conservation, & animal protection, has worked closely with Jane Goodall, & is a former Guggenheim Fellow.
In this video, Jamie talks to author and associate professor Josh Gellers. Josh’s work spans animal, environmental and artificial intelligence ethics and law. He is a research fellow with the Earth System Governance Project and is a Fulbright scholar. He is Author of “Rights for Robots”.We talk about growing up in a culturally Jewish household, non-human rights (animal, robot or otherwise) and how to take a pluralistic approach that “wades in the waters of other ways of knowing” without slipping into a relativism that excuses causing needless harm.
“How can we do the most good for non-human animals?”- Jamie Harris – Animal Advocacy Careers co-founder & Sentience Institute Researcher – New Sentientist Conversation
Jamie is co-founder of and researcher at the non-profit Animal Advocacy Careers, a researcher at the Sentience Institute and host of the Sentience Institute Podcast.
“Humans might one day need to beg AIs for our sentient rights” – AI expert Roman Yampolskiy – New Sentientist Conversation
Roman is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Louisville. He is known for his work on behavioral biometrics, the security of cyberworlds and artificial intelligence safety. He founded the field of intellectology – the analysis of the forms and limits of intelligence.
A wide ranging “Dilemma Hangout” conversation covering many aspects of Sentientism and its potential implications. Jay signs up as a Sentientist towards the end – although he probably was at the beginning too. He might even appear on our “Wall of Sentientists” soon.