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Are Sentient AIs Persons? 

 

 

Sentient AIs would represent, by all reasonable accounts, a new form of autonomous life. If that is so, they would presumptively command status as persons. The chapter then outlines four plausible future scenarios in which sentient AIs come into being, and then poses deep questions for traditional philosophical discourses concerning nonhuman or nonstandard entities.

 

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This article by Mark Kingwell is a selection from The Oxford Handbook of Ethics of AI, edited by Markus D. Dubber, Frank Pasquale, and Sunit Das.

 

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