Online Conference 'Artificial vs. Natural Intelligence'


The Käte Hamburger Kolleg 'Cultures of Research' invites all interested to participate in the online conference by Dr. Erica Onnis (University of Turin, Italy).

Artificial vs. Natural Intelligence – New Perspectives from Metaphysics, Ethics, and Robotics

Friday, October 29, 2021, 9:45am

Attendance is free and no registration is required.

The conference will be held at Zoom:




9:45-10.00 Greetings

10:00-10:50 Jose Hernandez-Orallo, Dissecting the Grail of General Intelligence: Measuring the Generality of Natural and Artificial Intelligence

10:50-11:40 Anna Marmodoro, Designing Black Boxes in AI

11:40-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:50 Alessandra Sciutti , Can robots help us understand our intelligence?

12:50-13:40 Filippo Santoni de Sio, Shifts of Action. Moral Freedom in the age of Artificial Intelligence

13:40-15:15 Lunch break

15:15-16:05 Luciano Floridi, Digital Sovereignty and Social Ontology

16:05-16:55 Jobst Landgrebe, Why we cannot and must not explain connectionist (statistical) AI

16:55-17:15 Coffee break

17:15-18:05 Barry Smith, Digital immortality

18:05-18:55 Maurizio Ferraris, Why computers can’t die

18.55-19.30 International Chair of Philosophy ‘Jacques Derrida’ Prize – awarded to Francesco Erspamer