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Nicholas Agar

Nicholas Agar

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Nicholas Agar is Professor of Ethics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the human consequences of technological change. His latest book is How to Be Human in the Digital Economy.

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  1. Mind Over STEM
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    Mind Over STEM

    Aug 30, 2019 Nicholas Agar argues that the technological determinism of the digital age makes the humanities more necessary than ever.

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    Israel's Nuclear Option Against Iran

    Bennett Ramberg

    After decades of maintaining a policy of nuclear ambiguity at the behest of the United States, Israel may soon decide that its own undisclosed nuclear arsenal belongs at the center of its security strategy vis-à-vis Iran. Though this would represent a serious escalation, the alternatives are worse.

    thinks stopping the Islamic Republic's weapons program may require threatening a tactical preemptive strike.
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