Universität Wien FIND

180137 FS Robot Ethics and Politics (2021S)

10.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung
DIGITAL

An/Abmeldung

Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first served").

Details

max. 30 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Montag 15.03. 13:15 - 18:15 Digital
Dienstag 16.03. 13:15 - 18:15 Digital
Mittwoch 17.03. 13:15 - 18:15 Digital
Donnerstag 18.03. 13:15 - 18:15 Digital
Montag 22.03. 13:15 - 18:15 Digital
Dienstag 23.03. 13:15 - 18:15 Digital
Donnerstag 25.03. 13:15 - 18:15 Digital

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

Current technological developments in the field of robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence raise ethical and political questions. Consider for instance the use of robots in health care, the automation of cars, and the use of intelligent military drones, or the development of more intelligent artificial agents. This course gives an overview of issues and approaches in this field, shows how these issues relate to interesting problems in philosophy, and connects to relevant public debates.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

In the first session students will be introduced to the topic and the recent literature in the field. The course will be assessed by means of weekly student presentations, regular attendance and significant participation in discussions, weekly commentaries on the literature, and a longer essay at the end of the course (max. 4000 words).

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Lecture, literature reading and discussion. (in English)

Prüfungsstoff

In-depth knowledge of the recent literature on the topic, ability to critically engage with the problems discussed in the course, and the skill to connect technological developments to philosophical problems.

Literatur

Literature will be provided via Moodle and in the course, mainly in the form of recent journal articles.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mi 21.04.2021 11:26