Trying to Think Electronic "Thinking" – University of Copenhagen

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Trying to Think Electronic "Thinking"

Lecture by Professor Hans-Ulrich Gumbrecht (Stanford University).

Therefore, a central challenge for the "Humanities" today lies in an attempt to describe and perhaps even to understand this transformative impact. But is it possible to live up to this task if the other thinking, the thinking processed by machines, remains out of reach?

Programme

15:15 - 15:30  Introduction - Do electrons think?
                      Professor Matthias Christandl, Department of Mathematical Sciences
                      (University of Copenhagen)

15:30 - 16:15  Trying to think electronic 'thinking'
                      Professor Hans-Ulrich Gumbrecht (Stanford University)

16.15 - 17  Discussion and wine reception

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