Could an artificial intelligence develop a conscience? Could human consciousness be uploaded to the cloud? Do animals, or even objects, have souls? Can machines pray?
Join experts in religion from a wide variety of disciplines (sociology, history, international relations, psychology, literary studies, medical humanities, and Buddhist studies) for a roundtable discussion of questions relating to personhood, consciousness, spirituality, technology, and the human/non-human divide.
- Michael Stanley Baker (NTU School of Humanities)
- Paul Hedges (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies)
- Rhema Hokama (Singapore University of Technology and Design)
- Ian McGonigle (NTU School of Social Sciences)
- Lee Boon Ooi (National Institute of Education)
- Lee Foong Ming (Buddhist College of Singapore)
- Park Hyung Wook (NTU School of Humanities)
Moderator: Christopher Trigg (NTU School of Humanities)
Hosted by the Religion, Society, and Trust research cluster