Berggruen Institute

Charles Taylor, winner of the first $1 million Berggruen Prize for philosophy, has helped reshape debates on what it is to be human.
BEIJING -- Reform of China's hukou system is not only a requirement to fill the inequality gap, but also a requirement for the country's interest as a whole.
"The wall between machines and humans, between computer science and biology, is collapsing and I think the next century and probably the future of life itself will be shaped by this algorithmic view of the world."
Sociologist Craig Calhoun discusses getting into trouble as a kid, talking to strangers and what it means to be American.
The Berggruen Philosophy and Culture Center recently brought a diverse group of neuroscientists and philosophers together with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and programmers to answer this question: As developments in artificial intelligence extend or surpass human intelligence, do they challenge the traditional definition of what it means to be human? Here's what five of them had to say.