The Future of Humanity Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford. It enables a select set of leading intellects to bring the tools of mathematics, philosophy, and science to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects. The Institute belongs to the Faculty of Philosophy and is affiliated with the Oxford Martin School.
|Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology|
|Amlin Research Collaboration on Systemic Risk of Modelling|
|Global Priorities Project|
|Vacancy for Research Fellow in Philosophy (Population Ethics)|
FHI’s Toby Ord recently presented his talk, “How to Save Hundreds of Lives,” at a TEDx event in Cambridge University. In it, Toby demonstrates that even a modest amount of giving can save thousands of quality adjusted life years.
Applications are invited for a full-time Research Fellowship to work on the project Population Ethics: Theory and Practice.
Could a “zero marginal cost society” maintain an equitable distribution of wealth? An article in The Guardian takes on this issue, citing Carl Frey’s work on automation and employment.