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  • Digital Humanism: Epistemological, Ontological and Praxiological Foundations

    Wolfgang Hofkirchner

    Chapter from the book: Verdegem, P. 2021. AI for Everyone?: Critical Perspectives.

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    It is said that the distinction between the human and the artificial gets more and more blurred. Some are in favour of that development, some in fear of it. Some say humanism is outdated, some say digitalisation is necessarily undesirable. The paper analyses those positions from the perspectives of epistemology, ontology and praxeology and give a fresh answer to the seemingly irreconcilable points of view. A new conception of Digital Humanism can conserve what are true values in humanism and, at the same time, shape digitalisation such that those values are cultivated.

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    Hofkirchner, W. 2021. Digital Humanism: Epistemological, Ontological and Praxiological Foundations. In: Verdegem, P (ed.), AI for Everyone?. London: University of Westminster Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16997/book55.c
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    Published on Sept. 20, 2021

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    https://doi.org/10.16997/book55.c