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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.

Thoughts on be­ing mortal

Joe Carlsmith1 Jan 2021 19:17 UTC
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Ac­tu­ally pos­si­ble: thoughts on Utopia

Joe Carlsmith18 Jan 2021 8:27 UTC
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The im­pact merge

Joe Carlsmith13 Jan 2021 7:26 UTC
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On clinging

Joe Carlsmith24 Jan 2021 23:25 UTC
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Killing the ants

Joe Carlsmith7 Feb 2021 23:17 UTC
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Whole­hearted choices and “moral­ity as taxes”

Joe Carlsmith23 Dec 2020 2:21 UTC
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Grokking illusionism

Joe Carlsmith6 Jan 2021 5:50 UTC
29 points
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The de­spair of nor­ma­tive re­al­ism bot

Joe Carlsmith3 Jan 2021 23:07 UTC
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Believ­ing in things you can­not see

Joe Carlsmith1 Feb 2021 7:26 UTC
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A ghost

Joe Carlsmith21 Jan 2021 7:14 UTC
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Con­tact with reality

Joe Carlsmith15 Feb 2021 4:53 UTC
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Thoughts on per­sonal identity

Joe Carlsmith8 Jan 2021 4:19 UTC
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Alie­na­tion and meta-ethics (or: is it pos­si­ble you should max­i­mize he­lium?)

Joe Carlsmith15 Jan 2021 7:07 UTC
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Shouldn’t it mat­ter to the vic­tim?

Joe Carlsmith11 Jan 2021 7:16 UTC
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Two types of deference

Joe Carlsmith22 Feb 2021 3:32 UTC
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