Minds and Machines

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 1–10

The status of machine ethics: a report from the AAAI Symposium


    • Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Hartford
  • Susan Leigh Anderson
    • Department of PhilosophyUniversity of Connecticut
Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s11023-007-9053-7

Cite this article as:
Anderson, M. & Anderson, S.L. Minds & Machines (2007) 17: 1. doi:10.1007/s11023-007-9053-7


This paper is a summary and evaluation of work presented at the AAAI 2005 Fall Symposium on Machine Ethics that brought together participants from the fields of Computer Science and Philosophy to the end of clarifying the nature of this newly emerging field and discussing different approaches one could take towards realizing the ultimate goal of creating an ethical machine.


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