Abstract

As with other emerging technologies, advanced robotics brings with it new ethical and policy challenges. This paper will describe the flourishing role of robots in society - from security to sex - and survey the numerous ethical and social issues, which we locate in four broad categories: safety, errors, law, ethics, and social impact. We discuss many of these issues in greater detail in our forthcoming edited volume on robot ethics from MIT Press.


Type

Journal Article

Series

Special Review Issue

Pages

942-949

ISSN
0004-3702

Creators

Lin, Patrick (Author)
Abney, Keith (Author)
Bekey, George (Author)

Volume

175

Date

April 2011

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