Can we learn anything about self-driving cars by considering the ‘trolley problem’?

  • Sven Nyholm

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This is a blog post written for the Dutch "Bij Nader Inzien" philosophy blog. It summarizes the main points in Nyholm and Smids 2016: "The Ethics of Accident-Algorithms for Self-Driving Cars: An Applied Trolley Problem?", which appeared in the journal Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. Available here: https://bijnaderinzien.org/2017/01/26/can-we-learn-anything-about-self-driving-cars-by-considering-the-trolley-problem/

Period26 Jan 2017

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  • TitleCan We Learn Anything about Self-Driving Cars by Considering the 'Trolley Problem'?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBij Nader Inzien
    Media typeWeb
    CountryNetherlands
    Date26/01/17
    DescriptionThis is a blog post written for the Dutch "Bij Nader Inzien" philosophy blog. It summarizes the main points in Nyholm and Smids 2016: "The Ethics of Accident-Algorithms for Self-Driving Cars: An Applied Trolley Problem?", which appeared in the journal Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. Available here: https://bijnaderinzien.org/2017/01/26/can-we-learn-anything-about-self-driving-cars-by-considering-the-trolley-problem/
    URLhttps://bijnaderinzien.org/2017/01/26/can-we-learn-anything-about-self-driving-cars-by-considering-the-trolley-problem/
    PersonsSven Nyholm