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Towards a New Enlightenment?

A Transcendent Decade

Towards a New Enlightenment?

Eleventh title in the annual BBVA OpenMind series on the essential topics of our times

A review of the recent advancements in science and their technological applications, with a view to understanding the trends in current topics of interest (climate change, economics, globalization, gender, cyber security, etc.). The impact these changes have will depend upon the decisions we reach and on promoting extensive dialogue, in a “New Enlightenment” based on new philosophical and ethical foundations.

Authors: Michelle Baddeley (University of South Australia); Joanna Bryson (University of Bath); Nancy Chau (Cornell University); Barry Eichengreen (University of California); Francisco González (Chairman and CEO BBVA); Amos N. Guiora (University of Utah); Peter Kalmus (climage change); Ravi Kanbur (Cornell University); Ramón López de Mántaras (Spanish National Research Council Institute); María Martinón-Torres (CENIEH); José M. Mato (CIC bioGUNE & CIC biomaGUNE); Diana Owen (Georgetown University); Alex Pentland (MIT); Carlo Ratti (MIT); Martin Rees (University of Cambridge); Victoria Robinson (University of York); Daniela Rus (MIT); José Manuel Sánchez Ron (UAM); Vivien A. Schmidt (Boston University); Samuel H. Sternberg (Columbia University); Sandip Tiwari (Cornell University); Yang Xu (Hong Kong Polytechnic University); Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León (Yale University)