Ethics of Artificial Intelligence - 721G28
MODULE TYPE: SDG11 / TRANSVERSAL
The course deals with ethical questions that rise from the development of more and more sophisticated autonomous systems, questions of what requirements that should hold for the technology and why included, which sort of agents artificial systems are, if these can be considered moral agents and if they can be ascribed moral responsibility as well as where the main responsibility for artificial intelligence (AI) ought to be placed and why.
Having completed course, the student should at a basic level be able to:
- provide an account for concepts, theories and problem within applied ethics and the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI),
- develop a theoretically informed argumentation in specific problem areas related to AI,
- formulate theory-based political recommendations and assessments regarding a moral issue related to AI in a particular professional area,
- express an open and critical stance to claims and arguments.
Module level: Basic/Advanced
Degree level: Bachelor
Study mode: Offline or on-line, fulltime or half-time distance learning
Semester: Autumn 2021
Full time on campus 25-10-2021
Half time on-line 25-10-2021
Full time on campus 26-11-2021
Half time on-line 21-01-2022
Enrollment period: Autumn period 15/3 - 15/6
Single subject and programme course
60 ECTS credits passed
English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary
education (Engelska 6/B)
The course is taught both as a campus course and as an internet-based distance course. In the internet-based version, students conduct group discussions on the same questions as students participating in campus-based seminars. The course utilizes digital interactive teaching methods and applications which can include video clips, notes, quiz and self-tests.
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