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    Is saving more lives always better? On giving a chance to minorities.Valena Reich - 2022 - Aporia 32 (2):1-11.
    Questioning the ethical reasoning behind ways of attributing value to lives impacts philosophical dilemmas encountered in policy making and innovation in AI. For instance, this sort of reasoning requires us to determine how self-driving cars should behave when encountering real-life dilemmas such as inevitably crashing into one person as opposed to a group of people. -/- This issue will be examined with the Rocks Case, a case of conflict of interest where all the relevant parties are strangers, and we can (...)
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    In Search of a Creator: Infinity and Existence in the Kalam Cosmological Argument.Leonardo Salvatore - 2022 - Aporia 32 (1):31-43.
    This essay aims to evaluate each element of the Kalam Cosmological Argument. I first examine premise (2) and one popular objection to it. I then do the same for premise (1). Second, I propose an original objection to premise (1), and then refute the objection. In my self-refutation, I share two insights into the nature of philosophical inquiry. I finish with an overview of the Argument’s conclusion.
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  3. A Phenomenological Approach to the Bayesian Grue Problem.Ibrahim Dagher - 2022 - Aporia 22 (1):1-12.
    It is a common intuition in scientific practice that positive instances confirm. This confirmation, at least based purely on syntactic considerations, is what Nelson Goodman’s ‘Grue Problem’, and more generally the ‘New Riddle’ of Induction, attempt to defeat. One treatment of the Grue Problem has been made along Bayesian lines, wherein the riddle reduces to a question of probability assignments. In this paper, I consider this so-called Bayesian Grue Problem and evaluate how one might proffer a solution to this problem (...)
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