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Roboethical Arguments and Applied Ethics: Being a Good Citizen

  • Takeshi Kimura


This chapter is designed to draw students’ attention to roboethical arguments as a part of Science, Technology, and Society (STS). They need to be aware of the political implications of various kinds of robot technology. Their good intentions in developing their technology do not automatically mean that it will turn out to be beneficial as it was designed to be. A young student in robot technology needs to learn to be a good citizen and to develop accountability.


Roboethics Politics and robot technology Accountability Responsibility Good citizen 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Humanities and Social SciencesUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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