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Sullins, John

 
 

John Sullins, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy.

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  • Sullins, John P. (IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2009-05)
    A technology is used ethically when it is intelligently controlled to further a moral good. So we can easily extrapolate that the ethical use of telerobotic weapons technology occurs only when that technology is intelligently ...
  • Sullins, John P. (Sonoma State University, 2007-11-15)
    Roboethics is the new field emerging around the rapid advances in robotics. How are we to program machines that are to interact with people in social settings? How can we make these machines behave ethically and in a manner ...
  • Sullins, John P. (The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2007)
    Robotic competitions can add a great deal to undergraduate philosophy courses. I have successfully used Lego MindStorms kits in this manner to teach; logic, philosophy of AI, philosophy and cognitive robotics, and issues ...
  • Sullins, John P. (IRIE: International Review of Information Ethics, 2006-12)
    The author argues that in certain circumstances robots can be seen as real moral agents. A distinction is made between persons and moral agents such that, it is not necessary for a robot to have personhood in order to ...
  • Sullins, John P. (International Journal of Technology, 2005)
    The study of Robotics was once the exclusive realm of elite research universities and corporations. The costs and logistics of building, programming, and maintaining a robotics platform in past generations were too high ...