How to understand and interact with AI

4 August 2022

In this Thinking Out Loud interview with Katrien Devolder, Philosophy Professor Peter Railton presents his take on how to understand, and interact with, AI. He talks about how AI can have moral obligations towards us, humans, and towards each other, and why we, humans, have moral obligations towards AI agents. He also stresses that the best way to tackle certain world problems, including the dangers of AI itself, is to form a strong community consisting of biological AND AI agents.

Video

https://www.youtube.com/embed/f-sIlBHcP0g

Audio

Listen to episode on Oxford Podcasts [link to follow].

Transcript

Link to SRT file to follow. 

Professor Peter Railton

Professor Peter Railton
Kavka Distinguished University Professor and Perrin Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan

About the Series

Thinking Out Loud provides a series of videos and audio-podcasts produced by Katrien Devolder in which she talks to leading philosophers from around the world on topics related to practical ethics. The podcast and videos are intended for a non-specialist audience.

Katrien is a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.

You can watch the videos on the Practical Ethics YouTube Channel or listen on Oxford Podcasts.

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