Robots, Relinquishment and Responsibility: The Delegation of Human Decision-Making to Machines

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Event date: 
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 19:00 to 20:30
Name of Organization: 
Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs
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Location: 
Scotiabank Theatre Auditorium, Saint Mary's University

Saint Mary’s University, Department of Philosophy and CCEPA present:  

THE MARSHALL LECTURE IN PUBLIC PHILOSOPHY
Robots, Relinquishment and Responsibility: The Delegation of Human Decision-Making to Machines

Dr. Ian Kerr
Canada Research Chair in ethics, Law and Technology
University of Ottawa 

This presentation investigates the emerging field of robo-ethics, exploring the ethical and legal challenges that accompany our decisions to delegate human activities and decision-making to machines. Dr. Kerr also examines the issue of responsibility when things go wrong in cases of human-robot disagreement. 

September 17, 7:00pm
SCOTIABANK THEATRE AUDITORIUM
SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY
FREE ADMISSION │ RECEPTION TO FOLLOW  

Supported by the Rowland Marshall Public Philosophy Lecture Fund 

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