The societal and ethical relevance of computational creativity

  title={The societal and ethical relevance of computational creativity},
  author={Michele Loi and Eleonora Vigan{\`o} and Lonneke van der Plas},
In this paper, we provide a philosophical account of the value of creative systems for individuals and society. We characterize creativity in very broad philosophical terms, encompassing natural, existential, and social creative processes, such as natural evolution and entrepreneurship, and explain why creativity understood in this way is instrumental for advancing human well-being in the long term. We then explain why current mainstream AI tends to be anti-creative, which means that there are… Expand


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