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Susan Schneider

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at the University of Connecticut.

Susan Schneider is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at the University of Connecticut and a faculty member in the technology and ethics group at Yale's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics. Her work is on the nature of the self, which she examines from the vantage point of issues in philosophy of mind, artificial intelligence (A.I.), metaphysics, astrobiology, epistemology, and neuroscience. The topics she has written about most recently include the software approach to the mind, A.I. ethics, and the nature of the person. She is also a fellow with the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies and the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton.

Her books include: Science Fiction and Philosophy; The Language of Thought, and The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (with Max Velmans). She is currently writing an academic book on the nature of the mind and a trade/academic book on the technological singularity.

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