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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

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Listen to events at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Speakers and interviewees include distinguished authors, government and UN officials, economists, policymakers, and businesspeople. Topics range from the ethics of war and peace, to the place of religion in politics, to issues at the forefront of global social justice. To learn more about our work and to explore a wealth of related resources, please visit our website at http://www.carnegiecouncil.org.

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Interview with Robert Sparrow on Autonomous Weapon Systems and Respect in Warfare

August 16th, 2016

Episode 1199 of 1252 episodes

Professor Sparrow works on ethical issues raised by new technologies. Here he discusses Autonomous Weapons Systems (AWS), often referred to as killer robots. Unlike drones, which are remotely operated by humans, with AWS the robot itself determines who should live or die. What are the ethical arguments for and against these killing machines?

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