RE: Friendliness and blank-slate goal bootstrap

From: Ben Goertzel (
Date: Mon Jan 12 2004 - 05:25:11 MST

> I would like to encourage people who think friendliness is
> important to take moral philosophy seriously, do some background reading
> and treat the field with some respect. Ben, you and Mitchell Porter on
> this list are quite well read in the area, and Eliezer is deeply read in
> one part of the field, but you are rarities on this list.

I have read a lot in this area, but not everything that's important, I'm

Perhaps you'd like to post a "reading list" of historical or current works
in moral philosophy that you feel are relevant to the moral issues discussed
on the SL4 list?

I'd be curious to see your list myself, in case there's something really
interesting that I've missed.

-- Ben G

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