Nick Bostrom nominated as 2014 World Thinker

FHI director Nick Bostrom has made the Prospect Magazine’s top 50 World Thinkers, along with Pope Francis, Peter Higgs, and Elon Musk.  Online voting for a top World Thinker continues here until April 11th.

Toby Ord’s book chapter featured in Oxford Literary Festival

On March 28th, Toby Ord spoke at the Oxford Literary Festival about the forthcoming book he contributed to: Is The Planet Full? Toby’s chapter, ‘Overpopulation or Underpopulation?’ raises a number of philosophical questions concerning how we should think about population, involving ethics and technology. Continue reading