Russell Blackford

Ruseell Blackford is a philosopher, literary critic, editor, and author, based at the University of Newcastle, Australia. His recent books include 50 Great Myths About Atheism (co-authored with Udo Schuklenk), Humanity Enhanced: Genetic Choice and the Challenge for Liberal Democracies and Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds (co-edited with Damien Broderick). He is a fellow with the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, a laureate of the International Academy of Humanism, and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Evolution and Technology.

Peter Singer

Let’s Un-Invite the Idea of Disinvitations

When people with well-known, if controversial, ideas are disinvited from speaking engagements just because those known views bother some people who know how to send email or to tweet, something is very wrong, argues Russell Blackford.

8 years ago