Prolegomena to any future artificial moral agent

  title={Prolegomena to any future artificial moral agent},
  author={C. Allen and G. Varner and Jason Zinser},
  journal={Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence},
  pages={251 - 261}
  • C. Allen, G. Varner, Jason Zinser
  • Published 2000
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence
  • As artificial intelligence moves ever closer to the goal of producing fully autonomous agents, the question of how to design and implement an artificial moral agent (AMA) becomes increasingly pressing. Robots possessing autonomous capacities to do things that are useful to humans will also have the capacity to do things that are harmful to humans and other sentient beings. Theoretical challenges to developing artificial moral agents result both from controversies among ethicists about moral… CONTINUE READING
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