Philosophy

Podcasts  |    |  March 28, 2021

The problem with “moral machines”

Podcast episode with Robert Sparrow, Professor of Philosophy, Monash University. 28 minutes. There’s a lot of talk these days about building ethics into artificial intelligence systems, so that (for example) . . .

Articles  |    |  January 27, 2021

Why machines cannot be moral

Journal Article by Robert Sparrow. Published in AI & Society. Abstract: The fact that real-world decisions made by artificial intelligences (AI) are often ethically loaded has led a number of . . .

The Journal of Sociotechnical Critique

Journal launched in December 2020. A no-fee open-access peer-reviewed scholarly journal that seeks to support theoretically-engaged critical, public, and activist work at the intersections of philosophy of technology, internet studies, . . .

Articles  |    |  October 6, 2020

AI and ethics

Article by Susan Leigh Anderson and Michael Anderson. Published in AI and Ethics. Abstract: Since it is of critical importance that autonomous systems, whether software or hardware, that interact with . . .