Thomas fox Sun, 25th October 2020, 5:00 pm Defense of man Basic Questions of an Embodied Anthropology Lecture Massive advances in artificial intelligence, the digitalization of the living world, and the reduction of the mind to neural processes makes humans appear more and more as a product of data and algorithms. Has society already reached the point where it is losing its humanistic view of the world? Do humans first have to become active in order to fight against their ever-increasing self-objectification? The philosopher Thomas Fuchs opposes this movement with a defense on the level of embodiment: Corporeality, aliveness and embodied freedom are the basis of a free, self-determined existence. He pleads for the return of man to his autonomy and freedom. Thomas Fuchs has been Karl Jaspers Professor of Philosophical Foundations of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Heidelberg since 2010, as well as coordinator of the Marsilius Project “Embodiment as a Paradigm of an Evolutionary Cultural Anthropology.” In the context of the International Science Festival – Geist Heidelberg. The event will take place at the DAI Heidelberg and in parallel as an online event via livestream. Tickets for the livestream can be purchased up to two hours before the event via the regular ticket link. Only one streaming ticket is required per end device. Please first select “Video Livestream” in the ticket store and then click on the red larger square in the lower left corner of the hall plan. The online events are free of charge for members of the DAI Freundeskreis. You will receive a train link by e-mail up to two hours before the event. Please check your spam folder if necessary. If you are a member of the DAI Freundeskreis and have not yet entered your e-mail address, please send us a short e-mail with your membership number (!) to email@example.com to be added to our distribution list.