Event Title

The Moral Status of Future Machines

Streaming Media

Infographic

Description

Scientific advances hold the promise of future machines and robots performing much of the chores that are nowadays done by humans. But can they ever be worthy of moral concern? Answering this question can illuminate our concept of morality.

Location

Krannert Exec Ed Room 108

Start Date

9-18-2014 4:00 PM

DOI

10.5703/1288284315973

 
Sep 18th, 4:00 PM

The Moral Status of Future Machines

Krannert Exec Ed Room 108

Scientific advances hold the promise of future machines and robots performing much of the chores that are nowadays done by humans. But can they ever be worthy of moral concern? Answering this question can illuminate our concept of morality.