The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence: An Introduction

Stahl, Bernd Carsten, Schroeder, Doris orcid iconORCID: 0000-0002-3633-2758 and Rodrigues, Rowena (2023) The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence: An Introduction. In: Ethics of Artificial Intelligence. Springer, pp. 1-7.

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This chapter introduces the themes covered by the book. It provides an overview of the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) and some of the technologies that have contributed to the current high level of visibility of AI. It explains why using case studies is a suitable approach to engage a broader audience with an interest in AI ethics. The chapter provides a brief overview of the structure and logic of the book by indicating the content of the cases covered in each section. It concludes by identifying the concept of ethics used in this book and how it is located in the broader discussion of ethics, human rights and regulation of AI.

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