Franciscan Endowment Lecture Series:
Ethical Challenges of Artificial Intelligence: Synth-Ethics Cognition
Fr. Paolo Benanti, an engineer and theologian, spoke at Saint Francis University on Monday, April 15, 2019. The talk was part of the annual lecture series sponsored by the
T.O.R. Endowment in Franciscan Studies and Roman Catholic Theology which was established to reach out to those who share affinity with the distinct mission of the University's patron saints, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare, as well as Dorothy Day.
About Fr. Benanti
Fr. Paolo Benanti, a Franciscan of the Third Order Regular, is both an engineer and a theologian. He is a professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome specializing in robotics, digital ethics, and their implications for human values. In particular, his studies focus on innovation management: internet and the impact of the Digital Age, biotechnologies for human improvement and biosecurity, neuroscience and neurotechnology.