Robot Ethics


Robot Ethics: The Ethical and Social Implications of Robotics (2011) .. G.A. Bekey etc. eds.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Acknowledgements

Biosketches

PART 1: INTRODUCTION

1 Introduction to Robot Ethics

Patrick Lin

2 Current Trends in Robotics: Technology and Ethics

George Bekey

3 Robotics, Ethical Theory, and Metaethics: A Guide for the Perplexed

Keith Abney

PART 2: DESIGN & PROGRAMMING

4 Moral Machines: Contradiction in Terms, or Abdication of Human Responsibility?

Colin Allen and Wendell Wallach

5 Compassionate AI and Selfless Robots: A Buddhist Approach

James Hughes

6 The Divine-Command Approach to Robot Ethics

Selmer Bringsjord and Joshua Taylor

PART 3: MILITARY

7 Killing Made Easy: From Joysticks to Politics

Noel Sharkey

8 Robotic Warfare: Some Challenges in Moving from Non-Civilian to Civilian Theaters

Marcello Guarini and Paul Bello

9 Responsibility for Military Robots

Gert-Jan Lokhorst and Jeroen van den Hoven

PART 4: LAW

10 Contemporary Governance Architecture Regarding Robotics Technologies: An Assessment

Richard O’Meara

11 A Body to Kick, But Still No Soul to Damn: Legal Perspectives on Robotics

Peter Asaro

12 Robots and Privacy

M. Ryan Calo

PART 5: PSYCHOLOGY & SEX

13 The Inherent Dangers of Unidirectional Emotional Bonds between Humans and Social Robots

Matthias Scheutz

14 The Ethics of Robot Prostitutes

David Levy

15 Do You Want a Robot Lover?: The Ethics of Caring Technologies

Blay Whitby

PART 6: MEDICAL & CARE

16 Robot Caregivers: Ethical Issues Across the Human Lifespan

Jason Borenstein and Yvette Pearson

17 The Rights and Wrongs of Robot Care

Noel Sharkey and Amanda Sharkey

18 Designing People to Serve

Steve Petersen

PART 7: RIGHTS & ETHICS

19 Can Machines Be People? Reflections on the Turing Triage Test

Rob Sparrow

20 Robots with Biological Brains

Kevin Warwick

21 Moral Machines and the Threat of Ethical Nihilism

Anthony Beavers

PART 8: EPILOGUE

22 Roboethics: the Applied Ethics for a New Science

Gianmarco Veruggio and Keith Abney