Episode 86 - John Danaher on Automation and Utopia
This week, Tom and Carla are very pleased to have John Danaher with us as our guest. John is the author of the just-published Harvard University Press book, Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World Without Work. He is a philosopher and lawyer, currently a lecturer in the Law School at the National University of Ireland. His Philosophical Disquisitions website is an outstanding source for reflections on the ethical, social and legal implications of emerging technologies.
Automation and Utopia on Amazon
Frey and Osborne Oxford Work Study
Humans and displacement in the “cognitive niche”
“Blueprint” vs. “Horizonal” models of utopia
Bernard Suits book, The Grasshopper
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