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Should The Robot Save The Embryos?

The Trolley Problem and objective vs. subjective morality

The Morality of Self-Preservation

Belvedere answers Tomlinson’s hypothetical with a hypothetical of his own: given the option, would you save 100 strangers or your own spouse or child?

Self-Driving Cars and the Trolley Problem

To illustrate the flaws in Tomlinson’s hypothetical, Belvedere uses the famous thought experiment known as the Trolley Problem.

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Nicholas Grossman

Senior Editor at Arc Digital. Poli Sci prof (IR) at U. Illinois. Author of “Drones and Terrorism.” Politics, national security, and occasional nerdery.