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Tag: Philosophy and Religious Studies

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Feb 17, 2021

Dubljevic Receives NSF CAREER Award

Veljko Dubljevic, an assistant professor of philosophy and science, technology and society at NC State, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. 

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Dec 8, 2020

Tackling Ethics Concerns Regarding Use of ‘Carebots’ to Assist Older Adults

What's actually possible with carebots? And what's ethical? A new analysis from NC State highlights the pros and cons of technologies that use artificial intelligence (AI) to benefit older adults. 

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Jul 14, 2020

What Ethical Models for Autonomous Vehicles Don’t Address – And How They Could Be Better

What happens if people use autonomous vehicles to do something bad? Philosophy and science, technology and society professor Veljko Dubljevic explains the ethical concerns. 

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Apr 9, 2020

Talking About How We Talk About the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

How are we thinking (and writing) about AI? And why does it matter? NC State's philosophy and interdisciplinary studies researchers weigh in. 

Apr 28, 2016

Faculty Event Honors Scholars Who Think and Do

Humanities and Social Sciences honored its top scholars who Think and Do on April 27 at the college’s annual awards reception. Department heads from across the college joined Dean Jeff Braden in recognizing faculty for outstanding research, advising, teaching and extension service. 

Dec 21, 2015

Year in Review: Top Humanities and Social Sciences Stories of 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, take a look back at some of our top stories of the year. This snapshot of the innovative and purposeful work that stems from our students, faculty, alumni and friends, underscores a fact that's clearer now than ever: the humanities and social sciences are not just relevant to solving the problems of the 21st century, they are essential.