Professor Paul Dumouchel publishes a critique of the essay

In this article, Paul Dumouchel reviews the essay "Not Quite Like Us? - Can Cyborgs and Intelligent Machines Be Natural Persons as a Matter of Law?" by Prof. Daniel J. Gervais of Vanderbilt University.

Prof. Dumouchel questions the idea that artificial intelligence systems should be granted rights or legal personality, challenging the assumption underlying many ethical discussions of AI.

He points out that the discussion of the similarity between human and artificial cognitive capacities is largely irrelevant, as the attribution of rights to humans is not based solely on their cognitive abilities.

Prof. Dumouchel highlights the challenges of individuating artificial agents and assigning legal responsibility for wrongdoing.


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This content has been updated on 22 April 2024 at 16 h 18 min.