Subject: Ethics & AI Scholarship in Practice course Description: PHIL209D: AI & Ethics (Spring 2021) THIS COURSE IS APPROVED FOR SCHOLARSHIP & PRACTICE This is a Philosophy Scholarship in Practice course. It is designed to introduce you to a major subfield of contemporary Philosophy, namely applied ethics, and to give you the experience of using some major tools in the practice of philosophy more generally, namely, the construction and formal evaluation of arguments, conceptual analysis, the use of thought experiments, and clear, direct and persuasive writing. The substantive focus of the course will be the ethical evaluation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in some of its current and potentially future incarnations. Among the topics we’ll discuss are: Algorithmic opacity & bias Machine learning & decision-making Autonomy: human & machine Moral responsibility: human & machine AI’s impact on human employment Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems Sex robots & care robots Do robots have rights? Prof. Susan Dwyer Tu,Th: 12:30pm-1:45pm (online, synch.) [log in to unmask] Contact Person: Susan Jane Dwyer Contact Email: [log in to unmask] You received this email because you are subscribed to the Daily eNews for CMNS Students (CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS) mailing list. If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, simply send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message signoff CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS in the body.