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Artificial Ethics? The Use of AI and Autonomous Weapons by the Military
Evelyn Lincoln Institute for Ethics and Society at Mercyhurst University
September 15, 2014 - International Regulation of Emerging Military Technologies
- French Shannon E., and Lindsay, Lisa N. “Artificial Intelligence in Military Decision-Making: Avoiding Ethical and Strategic Perils with an Option-Generator Model,” chapter in Bernard Koch and Richard Schoonhoven, editors, The Ethical Implications of Emerging Technologies in Warfare, The Netherlands and Boston: Brill/Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, forthcoming
- French, Shannon E. and Sandstrom, Jacob A., “Military Neuro-Interventions: Solving the Right Problems for Ethical Outcomes,” InterAgency Journal, Volume 10, Number 3, 2019, (pages 7-19)
- French, Shannon E. and Jack, Anthony I., “Neuroethics, Dehumanization, and the Prevention of Moral Injury,” Moral Injury Reader, edited by Douglas Pryer, Eugene, OR: Cascade Books (Wipf & Stock), 2018.
Prof. Shannon E. French Presentations
"Maintaining a Warrior Ethos and Values on the Modern Battlefield: Reconciling a Code of the Warrior with Automated Systems and Artificial Intelligence,” distinguished guest lecture for United States Marines Corps officers, NCOs, and officer candidates, U.S. Marine Corps Base Quantico, Quantico, Virginia, December 12, 2019.
“Geneva Conventions at 70: Changing Times, Enduring Principles,” Distinguished speaker, guest of the British Government and the British Red Cross for the official commemorative event, Lancaster House, London, United Kingdom, October 16, 2019.
“Ethics and Emerging Technology – Promises and Perils for the U.S. Army” Chaplain (Colonel) Sonny & Martha Moore Military Ethical Leadership Lecture at the United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, June 26, 2019.
“Ethical Issues of Integrating A.I. in Military Decision-Making,” Security and Human Behavior, Harvard University Law School, June 6, 2019.
“iSoldier: Ethical Challenges for High-Tech Troops,” presented at the annual Euro-ISME (International Society for Military Ethics, European division) conference in Vienna, Austria, May 26, 2019.
“From Targeting to Bioenhancement: High-Tech Issues in Military Ethics,” plenary presentation, annual McCain Conference on Ethics, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, March 29, 2019.
“Artificial Ethics? The Use of A.I. and Autonomous Weapons by the Military,” Evelyn Lincoln Institute for Ethics and Society 10th-anniversary lecture, Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania, October 15, 2018.
“Neuroethics and the Military: Retaining Ethical Restraint,” presented at the annual Euro-ISME (International Society for Military Ethics, European division) conference in Toledo, Spain, May 15, 2018.
“Code of the Robot: Military Virtues and Artificial Intelligence,” presented at the annual Euro-ISME (International Society for Military Ethics, European division) conference in Toledo, Spain, May 14, 2018.