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A conversation on free speech and non-human speakers

Philosophers Professors Rae Langton (Cambridge) and Philip Pettit (Princeton), and political theorist Toni Erskine (UNSW) will come together this evening at Trinity Hall Lecture Theatre for a conversation on 'Free speech and non-human speakers'.

Tickets are available here.

Abstract

We share our world with powerful and vocal non-human agents, such as corporations and, increasingly, AI-based systems of various kinds. Should such agents have a 'right' to free expression, analogous to that of human agents? If not, what restrictions are appropriate in a democratic society, and how should they be imposed?

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