Lively debate: Continental CEO Dr Elmar Degenhart and philosopher Rafael Capurro.

Can robocars handle responsibility? A debate (part 2)

Safety and Ethics

2025AD Team

17-02-2017

       

Will the ethical dilemma surrounding driverless cars ever be solved? In the second part of our video debate, Continental CEO Dr Elmar Degenhart and philosopher Professor Rafael Capurro discuss how to define rules – and whether algorithms can assume moral responsibility.

Two opinion leaders sitting down to discuss the ethics of driverless cars: In the first part of our video highlights, Continental CEO Dr Elmar Degenhart and Professor Rafael Capurro, an expert for information ethics, debated how to close the gap of public acceptance. In part two, the conversation centers on the ethical dilemma. Part three, which will be published in two weeks, will look at the topic of data security.

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Read another interview with Elmar Degenhart on the ethics and the timeline of automated vehicles here.

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