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David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com


NIck Bostrom on the Status Quo Bias

May 13th, 2012

Episode 184 of 299 episodes

Are we systematically biases against changing the status quo? It seems that we are. In this interview, originally released as part of the Bioethics Bites series,Nick Bostrom discusses this tendency and its implications when it comes to making decisions about cognitive enhancement.Bioethics Bitesis made in association with the Oxford University Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and made possible by a grant from the Wellcome Trust.

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