Axiological Elements to Consider Ethics Applied to Robotics

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 252)

Abstract

The development achieved by scientific and technical knowledge applied to robotics has long posed important ethical questions. In this paper are addressed some of these old and new questions that creates the human-robot relationship and its social dimension. This reflection is applied to the military use of drones, at a time in which the ethical and legal questions accompany some of these uses. As well as the plurality of evaluations determines the design and use of robots, the axiology is used to reflect the ethical problems of robotics.

Keywords

Ethics robotics responsibility values axiology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of LawUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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