Autonomous Killer Robots Are Probably Good News

  title={Autonomous Killer Robots Are Probably Good News},
  author={Vincent C. M{\"u}ller and Thomas W. Simpson},
Will future lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWS), or ‘killer robots’, be a threat to humanity? The European Parliament has called for a moratorium or ban of LAWS; the ‘Contracting Parties to the Geneva Convention at the United Nations’ are presently discussing such a ban, which is supported by the great majority of writers and campaigners on the issue. However, the main arguments in favour of a ban are unsound. LAWS do not support extrajudicial killings, they do not take responsibility away… 
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Artificiële intelligentie en normatieve ethiek
  • Lode Lauwaert
  • Philosophy
    Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte
  • 2019
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