Angelic machines: A philosophical dialogue (2) [Book Review]
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Ethics and Information Technology 2 (1):11-17 (2000)
Is machine autonomy the same as human autonomy? Answers to this question are developed inphilosophical dialogue. Becket Geist, a romanticphilosopher with scientific leanings, is irked by thearrogance of Fortran McCyborg – a Model 2000 cyborg. Nonette Naturski, a champion of naturalistic views,joins Becket in playing devil''s advocate by arguingthat Fortran''s actions are voluntary, not chosen byhim, and lacking the freedom caused by deliberatedesire. With the attempts to reduce Fortran''s status,Fortran ups the ante by arguing for yet higher status– that he is an angel. The dialogue with therealization that the conversation which denied Fortranautonomous status presupposed it on some level. Angelic Machines picks up where Loss of theWorld leaves off.
|Keywords||cyborg freedom human autonomy machine autonomy philosophical dialogue|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jacques Maritain (1951). Angelic Doctor. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 25:4-11.
Xavier Guchet (2007). Nanomachine. Techne 11 (1):71-89.
B. Jack Copeland (2002). Accelerating Turing Machines. Minds and Machines 12 (2):281-300.
Jos de Mul (2010). Moral Machines. Techne 14 (3):226-236.
Luis Monta�O. Hirose (1995). Organisational Spaces and Intelligent Machines: A Metaphorical Approach to Ethics. [REVIEW] AI and Society 9 (1):43-56.
Timothy B. Noone (2011). Saint Bonaventure and Angelic Natural Knowledge of Singulars. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 85 (1):143-159.
Tobias Hoffmann (2007). Aquinas and Intellectual Determinism: The Test Case of Angelic Sin. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 89 (2):122-156.
Harm Goris (2003). The Angelic Doctor and Angelic Speech: The Development of Thomas Aquinas's Thought on How Angels Communicate. Medieval Philosophy and Theology 11 (01):87-105.
Raymond Kolcaba (2000). Loss of the World: A Philosophical Dialogue (1). [REVIEW] Ethics and Information Technology 2 (1):3-9.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads6 ( #292,147 of 1,696,633 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #346,145 of 1,696,633 )
How can I increase my downloads?