Ethics and AI

  • Juli L. GittingerEmail author


This chapter is the first of two chapters to explicitly consider artificial intelligence (AI). In this chapter I look at the ethical issues of AI, both in its creation and whether AI can possess a sense of ethics. The desire of cyborgs to live without suffering and the possession of self-awareness directly challenge the dehumanizing label of “artificial beings” and require a discussion of our relationship to the technology we create. Ethical frameworks that have been proposed in science fiction, such as Asimov’s Three Laws, will be analyzed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georgia CollegeMilledgevilleUSA

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