Computer Science + Philosophy

Philosophy uses the tools of logic and reason to analyze the ways in which humans experience the world. Students studying CS + Philosophy are prepared to tackle modern questions related to ethics, logic, and privacy in the digital age, which are increasingly important to areas like artificial intelligence and security.

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Computer Science and Philosophy Have More in Common Than You'd Think

Carl Gunter, a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who researches security and privacy issues in tech, often sees the intersection between technology and philosophical issues. “One of the themes we see all the time with the internet is how much it should be regulated … How much do we need to get involved with regulation to try to control the potential harms while preserving the potential benefits of things?” Gunter said.
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