Cross-Cutting Theme Program
The Future of Violence
Friday, May 23, 2014,
10:30 AM - 11:05 AM
Moral intuitions concerning violence are built on an aversion to agentic, interpersonal harm. However, rapid advances in our ability to cause harm using more efficient, impersonal methods (e.g., military action with autonomous machines) mean that our moral intuitions are increasingly ill-suited to deal with decisions regarding the morality of future (large-scale) violence.
This is part of the Psychology of Violence Theme Program.