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Robot Rules

Regulating Artificial Intelligence

  • Jacob Turner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  11. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book explains why AI is unique, what legal and ethical problems it could cause, and how we can address them. It argues that AI is unlike is any other previous technology, owing to its ability to take decisions independently and unpredictably. This gives rise to three issues: responsibility—who is liable if AI causes harm; rights—the disputed moral and pragmatic grounds for granting AI legal personality; and the ethics surrounding the decision-making of AI. The book suggests that in order to address these questions we need to develop new institutions and regulations on a cross-industry and international level. Incorporating clear explanations of complex topics, Robot Rules will appeal to a multi-disciplinary audience, from those with an interest in law, politics and philosophy, to computer programming, engineering and neuroscience.
 

Keywords

Robots Artificial Intelligence Robot Rights AI AI Technology Robot Regulations Technology Regulations Robotics Technology Bioethics Technology Ethics Legal Framework

Authors and affiliations

  • Jacob Turner
    • 1
  1. 1.Fountain Court ChambersLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96235-1
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-96234-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-96235-1
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