The 2019 Yearbook of the Digital Ethics Lab (Hardcover)
This edited volume presents an overview of cutting-edge research areas within digital ethics as defined by the Digital Ethics Lab of the University of Oxford. It identifies new challenges and opportunities of influence in setting the research agenda in the field.
The yearbook presents research on the following topics: conceptual metaphor theory, cybersecurity governance, cyber conflicts, anthropomorphism in AI, digital technologies for mental healthcare, data ethics in the asylum process, AI's legitimacy and democratic deficit, digital afterlife industry, automatic prayer bots, foresight analysis and the future of AI. This volume appeals to students, researchers and professionals.
Christopher Burr is a philosopher of cognitive science. His research explores how digital technologies have reshaped our understanding of well-being and the new opportunities and risks that these technologies pose for human flourishing.Silvia Milano is a postdoctoral researcher at the Digital Ethics Lab. Her research focuses on the ethics of AI and the nature of risk and uncertainty.