Philosophy Matters


History of Philosophy of Science Reading group (Ch. 7, 17th Century - II. Francis Bacon) (On Zoom) In this series, we are working through John Losee’s book, A Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, one bite at a time. Your facilitator, Les Allan, will begin each session with a summary of the section under […]

Humanist Working Bee and Nature Walk

Wilson Reserve Ivanhoe, Victoria

Restoring our environment to protect habitat and biodiversity has never been so important. Join HV Treasurer, Robert Bender, and Patsy Stierna, conservation champions, at Wilson Reserve, Ivanhoe. Robert and Patsy will take us on a nature walk and discuss conservation issues. It will be an opportunity to meet other Humanists, and help with a riverside […]

AI – Risks, Opportunities and Ethical Issues

Balwyn Library Meeting Room and Zoom 336 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn, VIC

HV Monthly Public Presentation Balwyn Library meeting room, 336 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn, OR register to join the meeting via Zoom: How might artificial superintelligence transform our future? Adam Ford, data professional and futurologist, will assess the prospect of transformative artificial intelligence (AI) in the near and mid-term future, and discuss the ethical importance of […]