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Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics

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Corporantia: Is moral consciousness above individual brains/robots?

Christopher Charles Santos-Lang
Published Online: 2018-02-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/pjbr-2018-0001

Abstract

This article calls out the common assumption that moral consciousness occurs at the level of individual brains and robots. It explores the alternative, evidence against the assumption, and provides a means to further test the assumption. It also discusses the consequences of making or abandoning this assumption, especially the consequences for the further evolution of robots.

Keywords: Ethics; robots; social technology; consciousness; social epistemology; corporantia; evaluative diversity

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About the article

Received: 2017-09-10

Accepted: 2017-12-14

Published Online: 2018-02-07


Citation Information: Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 1–5, ISSN (Online) 2081-4836, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/pjbr-2018-0001.

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