Volume 111, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-5275
  • E-ISSN: 2352-1244



In his text “Killer Robots”, Robert Sparrow holds that killer robots should be forbidden. This conclusion is based on two premises. The first is that attributive responsibility is a necessary condition for admitting an action; the second premise is that the use of killer robots is accompanied by a responsibility gap. Although there are good reasons to conclude that killer robots should be banned, the article shows that Sparrow's argument for the ban is not correct.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): AI; ethiek; Just War Theory; LAWS; oorlog; Robert Sparrow; technologie
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