What is personal identity? What does it mean to be human? Could a replication of you really be you? Would it remain a duplicate you as time went by?
Grace is a philosopher working in the community and in academia. Over the last fifteen years – through her many projects in the places people live, learn, work and play – she has enjoyed philosophical conversations with thousands of thinkers of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience.
In the community, she is the Founder and Managing Director of Thinking Space a non-profit that creates opportunities for people to philosophise together. Grace is also a specialist and trainer at The Philosophy Foundation, an accredited trainer with SAPERE and Dialogue Works and a board member of the European network SOPHIA.
In academia, she is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Leeds where she runs ‘Philosophy Exchange’ – a project that brings together philosophy students, teachers and children in weekly philosophical enquiry. She also consults with other UK universities, helping to set up similar outreach programmes. Grace is currently finishing a PhD in Philosophy of Education at University College London (UCL) Institute of Education where she was awarded a competitive Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) scholarship. Through her workshops, training, talks and writing, she has shared her thinking and practice locally, nationally and internationally.
Grace lives in Sheffield with her two young sons Otto and Ebbe and her husband Joe.
If scientists could eliminate some problematic human behaviour, should their solution be adopted? A resource to explore human nature and human 'enhancement'.
How do you make decisions? Would you be prepared to have decisions made for you by an app? This resouce prompts discussion about judgement and the factors that influence it.