Ethical Theory and Moral Practice

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 851–872 | Cite as

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

  • Duncan Purves
  • Ryan Jenkins
  • Bradley J. Strawser
Article

Keywords

Killing War Autonomous Autonomous weapons Just war theory Right reasons Moral judgment Driverless cars Responsibility Artificial intelligence 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors are indebted to many people for helpful contributions. In particular, we thank Rob Sparrow, David Rodin, Jonathan Parry, Cecile Fabre, Rob Rupert, Andrew Chapman, Leonard Kahn, and two anonymous referees for help on this paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Duncan Purves
    • 1
  • Ryan Jenkins
    • 2
  • Bradley J. Strawser
    • 3
  1. 1.University of WyomingLaramieUSA
  2. 2.California Polytechnic State UniversitySan Luis ObispoUSA
  3. 3.Naval Postgraduate SchoolMontereyUSA

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