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Daniel Dennett’s last interview: ‘AI could signal the end of human civilisation’

27 April 2024

9:00 AM

27 April 2024

9:00 AM

Do we still need philosophers? Daniel Dennett, who died last week, believed strongly that we do. ‘Scientists have a tendency to get down in the trenches and commit themselves to a particular school of thought,’ he told me from his home in Maine, not long before he died. ‘They’re caught in the trenches so a bird’s eye view can be very useful to them.

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