Autonomous Machines, Moral Judgment, and Acting for the Right Reasons

Purves, Duncan; Jenkins, Ryan; Strawser, Bradley
August 2015
Ethical Theory & Moral Practice;Aug2015, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p851
Academic Journal
The article proposes that the prevalent moral aversion to autonomous weapon system (AWS) is supported by different objections. Topics discussed include previous objections to AWS, the anti-codifiability argument against AWS, and proposal if AWS reached a level of sophistication that made them better than humans at making moral judgments.


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