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Dr. Larry Hinman Discusses Roboethics

Larry Hinman, PhD, Professor of Philosophy launched USD’s first class about the ethics of robotics. This pioneering course investigated how the use of robotics at times challenges current human ethics that are central to our society.

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The Philosophy Department at USD is pluralistic, covering all significant historical periods and most major philosophical methods. It has a deep and special concern for the study of ethics, values, and the moral life. Students can expect to be exposed to perennial epistemological, metaphysical, and theological issues and theories in philosophy.

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