Intelligent Systems And Their Societies Walter Fritz




Ethics as a Science


You will read about the reasons for having a scientific ethics, the ethics of the artificial intelligent system and, based on this, a scientific ethics for human beings. Furthermore, you will see how much free will a person has and read about the possibility of an experimental ethics.


Create a Scientific Ethics
In our global village, with many religions, we need an ethics, not based on any specific religion, but applicable to all human communities. That means that we need a scientific ethics.
See Create a Scientific Ethics (Enter for continuous reading, like a book).


Ethics of the Artificial Intelligent System
An artificial intelligent system, for instance a robot, needs a guide for acting correctly; in other words, an ethics.
This we explain in Ethics of the Artificial IS (Enter for continuous reading, like a book).


Ethics of Human Beings
Looking at the ethics of a robot, we see that it is a reasoned system, a science, and as such also applicable to other intelligent systems, namely to human beings. For details look at Ethics of Human Beings (Enter for continuous reading, like a book).


Determinism and Free Will
Are persons responsible for their actions? Are all actions predetermined or do we have free will? Analyzing intelligent systems we see that there is a choice, but within narrow bounds.
Here you will find this Analysis (Enter for continuous reading, like a book).


Ethics for all Intelligent Systems
A scientific ethics is applicable to all intelligent systems, be they persons, robots, societies or even extraterrestrials.
See Ethics for all ISs (Enter for continuous reading, like a book).


Experimental Ethics
Computer experiments in ethics give us the chance to refine details of the scientific ethics.
Have a look at Experimental Ethics (Enter for continuous reading, like a book).


Let's summarize. Beginning with simple concepts, it is possible to build exact definitions of all terms needed to discuss ethics. (See Definitions) (For continuous reading, like a book - do not enter here now). It seems that a reasoned scientific ethics, based on the properties of the intelligent system, is quite possible. The above is a first attempt in scientific ethics and needs correction and further development. We believe that the development of such a system will be of great advantage for guiding our own daily actions, the actions of business enterprises, and those of the government.

Using a Scientific Ethics, you and your friends will be more successful in reaching your objectives.


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Last Edited 18 June 2012 / Walter Fritz
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