Building a Better WarBot: Ethical Issues in the Design of Unmanned Systems for Military Applications

TitleBuilding a Better WarBot: Ethical Issues in the Design of Unmanned Systems for Military Applications
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsSparrow, R
JournalScience & Engineering Ethics
Volume15
Issue2
Pagination169-187
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number13533452
Accession Number38798465
Keywords(Military , design , ethics , ETHICS; , INVASION; , MILITARY , of , operations , piloted; , Remotely , ROBOTICS; , science); , SPECIAL , VEHICLES , War , WAR;
AbstractThis article explores the ethics of the building and use of unmanned systems in military applications, and the considerations designers must face in the construction of this kind of weaponry.
NotesSparrow, Robert 1; Email Address: Robert.Sparrow@arts.monash.edu.au; Affiliation: 1: School of Philosophy and Bioethics, Faculty of Arts, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia; Source Info: Jun2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p169; Subject Term: VEHICLES, Remotely piloted; Subject Term: ROBOTICS; Subject Term: INVASION; Subject Term: SPECIAL operations (Military science); Subject Term: ETHICS; Subject Term: WAR; Author-Supplied Keyword: Design ethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: Ethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: Ethics of robotics; Author-Supplied Keyword: Military ethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: Robotics; Author-Supplied Keyword: War; Number of Pages: 19p; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1007/s11948-008-9107-0

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