Susan Schneider, Philosopher.
Director, AI, Mind and Society ("AIMS") Group
2019 Distinguished Scholar, US Library of Congress
Associate Prof., Philosophy and Cognitive Science
The University of Connecticut
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
YHouse, NY, New York
Ethics and Technology Group, Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
I write about the fundamental nature of the self and mind, especially from the vantage point of issues in philosophy of mind, AI, astrobiology, metaphysics and cognitive science. The topics I’ve written about most recently include the mind-body problem, superintelligent AI, the nature of life, the mathematical nature of physics, whether the mind is a program, and the nature of the person. Discussions of my work have appeared in The New York Times, Wired, Science, Big Think, Nautilus, Smithsonian, Discover, PBS, and more.