Machine Ethics and Robot Ethics
The Ethics of Biotechnology
The Ethics of Information Technologies
January 16, 2017
Scientific discovery and technological innovation continue to proceed at an accelerating pace, bringing far-reaching benefits as well as ethical, societal and governmental concerns. Information technologies in particular have transformed society in recent years and major developments within other...
Andrew Maynard, Jack Stilgoe
December 16, 2016
Nanotechnology, clean technology, and geoengineering span the scale of human ingenuity, from the imperceptibly small to the unimaginably large. Yet they are united by a commonality of ethics that permeates how and why they are developed, and how the resulting consequences are managed. The articles...
Wendell Wallach, Peter Asaro
November 29, 2016
Once the stuff of science fiction, recent progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, and machine learning means that these rapidly advancing technologies are finally coming into widespread use within everyday life. Such rapid development in these areas also brings with it a host of social,...
November 16, 2016
The essays collected in this volume provide students of ethics with essential tools for making sense of emerging biotechnical capacities and the turbulent power relations these capacities are bringing into the world. Unlike previous reference works in bioethics, which focus on specific domains of...
Keith W Miller, Mariarosaria Taddeo
November 16, 2016
This volume collects key influential papers that have animated the debate about information computer ethics over the past three decades, covering issues such as privacy, online trust, anonymity, values sensitive design, machine ethics, professional conduct and moral responsibility of software...
Gary E. Marchant, Wendell Wallach
November 01, 2016
Emerging technologies present a challenging but fascinating set of ethical, legal and regulatory issues. The articles selected for this volume provide a broad overview of the most influential historical and current thinking in this area and show that existing frameworks are often inadequate to...
Arthur L. Caplan, Brendan Parent
October 26, 2016
This collection of essays emphasizes society’s increasingly responsible engagement with ethical challenges in emerging medical technology. Expansion of technological capacity and attention to patient safety have long been integral to improving healthcare delivery but only relatively recently have...
Thomas H. Murray, Voo Teck Chuan
September 20, 2016
This volume presents articles which focus on the ethical evaluation of performance-enhancing technologies in sport. The collection considers whether drug doping should be banned; the rationale of not banning ethically contested innovations such as hypoxic chambers; and the implications of the...
Braden R. Allenby
April 28, 2015
The essays in this volume illustrate the difficult real world ethical questions and issues arising from accelerating technological change in the military and security domains, and place those challenges in the context of rapidly shifting geopolitical and strategic frameworks. Specific technologies...