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Joe_Carlsmith

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Research analyst at Open Philanthropy. Doctoral student in philosophy at the University of Oxford. Opinions my own.

On the limits of ideal­ized values

Joe_Carlsmith22 Jun 2021 2:00 UTC
54 points
2 comments35 min readEA link

Draft re­port on ex­is­ten­tial risk from power-seek­ing AI

Joe_Carlsmith28 Apr 2021 21:41 UTC
76 points
33 comments1 min readEA link

Prob­lems of evil

Joe_Carlsmith19 Apr 2021 8:05 UTC
25 points
2 comments17 min readEA link

The in­no­cent gene

Joe_Carlsmith5 Apr 2021 3:26 UTC
19 points
1 comment9 min readEA link

The im­por­tance of how you weigh it

Joe_Carlsmith29 Mar 2021 4:58 UTC
42 points
2 comments12 min readEA link

On fu­ture peo­ple, look­ing back at 21st cen­tury longtermism

Joe_Carlsmith22 Mar 2021 8:21 UTC
93 points
13 comments12 min readEA link

Against neu­tral­ity about cre­at­ing happy lives

Joe_Carlsmith15 Mar 2021 1:54 UTC
80 points
35 comments11 min readEA link

Care and demandingness

Joe_Carlsmith8 Mar 2021 6:59 UTC
42 points
1 comment11 min readEA link

Sub­jec­tivism and moral authority

Joe_Carlsmith1 Mar 2021 8:59 UTC
9 points
1 comment14 min readEA link

Two types of deference

Joe_Carlsmith22 Feb 2021 3:27 UTC
10 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

Con­tact with reality

Joe_Carlsmith15 Feb 2021 4:53 UTC
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4 comments21 min readEA link

Killing the ants

Joe_Carlsmith7 Feb 2021 23:16 UTC
177 points
12 comments8 min readEA link

Believ­ing in things you can­not see

Joe_Carlsmith1 Feb 2021 7:24 UTC
18 points
1 comment10 min readEA link

On clinging

Joe_Carlsmith24 Jan 2021 23:25 UTC
31 points
2 comments8 min readEA link

A ghost

Joe_Carlsmith21 Jan 2021 7:14 UTC
5 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

Ac­tu­ally pos­si­ble: thoughts on Utopia

Joe_Carlsmith18 Jan 2021 8:27 UTC
66 points
3 comments13 min readEA link

Alie­na­tion and meta-ethics (or: is it pos­si­ble you should max­i­mize he­lium?)

Joe_Carlsmith15 Jan 2021 7:06 UTC
18 points
5 comments10 min readEA link

The im­pact merge

Joe_Carlsmith13 Jan 2021 7:26 UTC
23 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Shouldn’t it mat­ter to the vic­tim?

Joe_Carlsmith11 Jan 2021 7:14 UTC
22 points
1 comment15 min readEA link

Thoughts on per­sonal identity

Joe_Carlsmith8 Jan 2021 4:19 UTC
18 points
0 comments10 min readEA link