Episode #44 – Fleischman on Evolutionary Psychology and Sex Robots

In this episode I chat to Diana Fleischman. Diana is a senior lecturer in evolutionary psychology at the University of Portsmouth. Her research focuses on hormonal influences on behavior, human sexuality, disgust and, recently, the interface of evolutionary psychology and behaviorism. She is a utilitarian, a promoter of effective altruism, and a bivalvegan. We have … More Episode #44 – Fleischman on Evolutionary Psychology and Sex Robots

Episode #43 – Elder on Friendship, Robots and Social Media

In this episode I talk to¬†Alexis Elder. Alexis is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Her research focuses on ethics, emerging technologies, social philosophy, metaphysics (especially social ontology), and philosophy of mind. She draws on ancient philosophy – primarily Chinese and Greek – in order to think about current problems. … More Episode #43 – Elder on Friendship, Robots and Social Media