Morality and Artificial Agents in Cyberspace


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In this second paper relating to further developmental work concerning the Underground City XXI project we raise some important questions concerning morality of artificial agents in the cyberworld. In particular artificial agents, particularly those in cyberspace, extend the class of entities that can be involved in moral situations. In this paper it is our intention to present arguments that show that such artificial agents can be conceived of as moral agents.

By S.Cavagntto and B.Gahir