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Shared Knowledge / Language

http://existentialcomics.com/comic/245

Wittgenstein’s Lion

Even if a lion could speak, we couldn’t understand it. If we don’t have the background knowledge, then words can be known but meaningless (eg two gamers talking about World of Warcraft)

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‘China’s Web Junkies’ – argumentative writing example video

 

https://www.nytimes.com/video/players/offsite/index.html?videoId=100000002657962

Legalities on driverless cars

https://theconversation.com/legal-lessons-for-australia-from-ubers-self-driving-car-fatality-93649

Issues arising from the first fatality from a driverless car (automated vehicle / “AV”)

And what of the ethics….?

School Philosophy

Encyclopedia of Religion and Society – http://hirr.hartsem.edu/ency/index.html

Teaching High School Philosophy – http://www.plato-philosophy.org/teaching-high-school-philosophy/

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy – https://plato.stanford.edu/

 

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