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There Is No "I" in "Robot": Robots and Utilitarianism
July/August 2006 (vol. 21 no. 4)
pp. 52-55
Christopher Grau, Florida International University
Utilizing the film I, Robot as a springboard, this article considers the feasibility of robot utilitarians, the moral responsibilities that come with the creation of ethical robots, and the possibility of distinct ethics for robot-robot interaction as opposed to robot-human interaction. This article is part of a special issue on Machine Ethics.
Index Terms:
machine ethics, robots, utilitarianism, personal identity
Citation:
Christopher Grau, "There Is No "I" in "Robot": Robots and Utilitarianism," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 52-55, July-Aug. 2006, doi:10.1109/MIS.2006.81
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