Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  



AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

Book announcement: special Issue of 'Philosophy of Information and Information Ethics: Critical Reflections and the State of the Art"


Ethics and Information Technology, Springer, has published a special issue in two numbers dedicated to Luciano Floridis Philosophy of Information and Information Ethics: Critical Reflections and the State of the Art, edited by Charles Ess. Volume 10, Numbers 2-3, 2008. EIT is the most important and influential, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the dialogue between moral philosophy and the field of information and communication technology. This is the first time it dedicates a special issue to a researchers achievements.
The special issue comprises ten articles by some of the most important researchers in the area and a final reply by Floridi:
Charles Ess, Luciano Floridis philosophy of information and information ethics: Critical reflections and the state of the art
Bernd Carsten Stahl, Discourses on information ethics: The claim to universality
Philip Brey, Do we have moral duties towards information objects?
Frances S. Grodzinsky, Keith W. Miller and Marty J. Wolf, The ethics of designing artificial agents
Deborah G. Johnson and Keith W. Miller, Un-making artificial moral agents
Dan L. Burk, Information ethics and the law of data representations
Alison Adam, Ethics for things
Herman T. Tavani, Floridis ontological theory of informational privacy: Some implications and challenges
Rafael Capurro, On Floridis metaphysical foundation of information ecology
Soraj Hongladarom, Floridi and Spinoza on global information ethics
Luciano Floridi, Information Ethics: A Reappraisal (foreword to replies and replies, preprint freely available from http://www.philosophyofinformation.net/preprints/replies.pdf