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Philosophical, Moral, and Ethical Rationalization of Artificial Intelligence

  • Mariana Todorova
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Abstract

Issue: Parallel to the globalization on a global scale, new megatrends area appearing which define the direction of development and solutions in the political, economic, social and cultural spheres. These megatrends lead to a total transformation of existing concepts, impose dominating knowledge, and frequently take away the “load” and the authority of pure science, by promoting attractive theses and hypotheses, which we may define as the “mass culture” of science. Such a powerful megatrend is the forecast that humanity is on the threshold of the (self-) creation of artificial intelligence. In the context of this technological determinism and absolutism, organizations such as the UN, the World Economic Forum, and a majority of prestigious universities, already form their policies and views on the future according to this prognosis. However, the question of how the future will look like is of course not answerable. Are we completely subject to either an optimistic, or negativity bias?

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mariana Todorova
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  1. 1.Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Millennium project Bulgarian Node)SofiaBulgaria

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