AP-CAP 2003 at The Australian National University

History of Computing And Philosophy
Robert Cavalier, Carnegie Mellon

Keynote Address

Why can’t a computer be more like a person?
Frank Jackson

Australian National University

Minds, Machines and Lucas
Brian Garrett, ANU

New Technologies: revolutionary and familiar
Robert Sparrow, Wollongong University

Computers and morality
Richard Lucas, CAPPE-CSU

Why computers will never be people
Keith Price

Open source singularity: A post-modern view
John Lenarcic, RMIT
Eric Mousset, Sydney University

Elastic metaphors: Expanding the philosophy of interface design
Gerald Khoury, IBM
Simeon J. Simoff, UTS

Implementation and Indeterminacy
Curtis Brown, Trinity (Texas)

Agent architecture: Investigating associated security and ethical concerns
E. Cloete, L. Pretorius
A. Bernard, University of South Africa


November 1, 2003

The Digital Society and its Enemies: A Critique of ‘On The Internet’
Erik Champion, Melbourne University

Are there ethical decisions computers can help us make? Automating Ethical Decisions
Donald Gotterbarn, Auckland University of Technology

Computer Ethics through Science Fiction
John Lenarcic, RMIT

Panel: Computers, Philosophy and (language) learning
Debbie Dolan, University of Canberra
Chris McMahon, University of Canberra
Songpon Intasian, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand
Andrew Lian, Rice University, Texas
Ania Lian, University of Queensland, and Critical Pedagogy and Technology Consultants Pty Ltd.

Keynote Address

Informational Realism
Luciano Floridi

Oxford University and Bari


Software for Logic
Rob Brady, Stetson University, Florida

Reason!able for Ethics Teaching
Richard Lucas, CAPPE-CSU

Using SoDIS in ethics teaching
Don Gotterbarn, Auckland University of Technology

Logic reification for automation
Pamela Gray, University of Western Sydney

Panel: The Digital Divide
Soraj Hongladarom, Chulalongkorn University
Krisana Kritiyadisai, Chulalongkorn University
Janpha Thadphooton, University of Canberra
Don Fallis, University of Arizona
Emma Rooksby, CAPPE-CSU
Commentator: Jeremy Moss, CAPPE-CSU

What is information ethics?
Kay Mathiesen, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Privacy and Intimacy On-line
Dean Cocking, CAPPE-CSU

Concept Modelling: Methods and applications in Education and Systems Analysis
Craig McDonald, Canberra University

From reflection to interaction: An approach to the philosophy of computation
Hiroyuki Miyoshi, Kyoto Sangyo

Keynote Address

From Cases to Conversations: A History of Interactive Media from Carnegie Mellon’s Center for the Advancement of Applied Ethics
Robert Cavalier

Carnegie Mellon


November 2, 2003

Digital image manipulation
Aaron Quinn, CAPPE-CSU

The effect of the participation in on-line communities on individuals’ offline cultures
Yeslam Al-Saggaf, CSU

Electronic monitoring in the workplace and informed consent
Steve Clarke, CAPPE-CSU

Steve Austin versus the symbol grounding problem
Scott Burgess and John Taylor, Humboldt

Observational Heterarchy as Phenomenal Computing
Yukio-Pegio, Tatsuji Takahashi and Moto Kamiura, Kobe University

Criminalising computer misconduct: legal and philosophical concerns
Gregor Urbas, ANU

Crossroads of Meaning: The Four Polar Theory of Symbolic Reference
Graham Mann, Murdoch University

Keynote Address

Cyborgs – The Future
Neil Levy

CAPPE–Melbourne University


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