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Self-driving cars and ethical dilemmas: a legal-philosophical perspective

I just heard that my new paper on the ethics of the programming of self-driving cars has been accepted for publication in Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. The paper is titled: Killing by autonomous vehicles and the legal doctrine of necessity. The

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White paper on the Ethics of Self-driving Cars for the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment

In the context of the knowledge agenda automated driving, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment Rijkswaterstaat commissioned me to write a white paper on ethical issues in automated driving to provide a basis for discussion and some recommendations on how

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My interview on the ethics of Self-driving cars (De kennis van nu)

I have been interviewed on the ethics of self-dirving cars by “De Kennis van nu”. The documentary is in Dutch but my part is in English (from minute 7). I have been asked, among other things, about the trolley problem-like

Posted in De Kennis van Nu, Ethics, Robotics, Self-driving cars, Technology, trolley problem