The ethics of designing artificial agents

  title={The ethics of designing artificial agents},
  author={F. Grodzinsky and K. Miller and M. Wolf},
  journal={Ethics and Information Technology},
  • F. Grodzinsky, K. Miller, M. Wolf
  • Published 2008
  • Computer Science
  • Ethics and Information Technology
  • In their important paper “Autonomous Agents”, Floridi and Sanders use “levels of abstraction” to argue that computers are or may soon be moral agents. In this paper we use the same levels of abstraction to illuminate differences between human moral agents and computers. In their paper, Floridi and Sanders contributed definitions of autonomy, moral accountability and responsibility, but they have not explored deeply some essential questions that need to be answered by computer scientists who… CONTINUE READING
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