Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bhuta, Beck, Geiβ, Liu, & Kreβ: Autonomous Weapons Systems: Law, Ethics, Policy

Nehal Bhuta (European Univ. Institute), Susanne Beck (Universität Hannover), Robin Geiβ (Univ. of Glasgow), Hin-Yan Liu (European Univ. Institute), & Claus Kreβ (Universität zu Köln) have published Autonomous Weapons Systems: Law, Ethics, Policy (Cambridge Univ. Press 2016). Contents include:
  • Christof Heyns, Autonomous weapons systems: living a dignified life and dying a dignified death
  • Noel Sharkey, Staying in the loop: human supervisory control of weapons
  • Giovanni Sartor & Andrea Omicini, The autonomy of technological systems and responsibilities for their use
  • Lucy Suchman & Jutta Weber, Human-machine autonomies
  • Dieter Birnbacher, Are autonomous weapon systems a threat to human dignity?
  • Guglielmo Tamburrini, On banning autonomous weapons systems: from deontological to wide consequentialist reasons
  • Pablo Kalmanovitz, Judgment, liability, and the risk of riskless warfare
  • Sarah Knuckey, Autonomous weapons systems and transparency: towards an international dialogue
  • Dan Saxon, A human touch: autonomous weapons, DOD Directive 3000.09 and the interpretation of 'appropriate levels of human judgment over the use of force'
  • Geoffrey S. Corn, Autonomous weapons systems: managing the inevitability of 'taking the man out of the loop'
  • Eliav Lieblich & Eyal Benvenisti, The obligation to exercise discretion in warfare: why autonomous weapon systems are unlawful
  • Nehal Bhuta & Stavros-Evdokimos Pantazopoulos, Autonomy and uncertainty: increasingly autonomous weapons systems and the international legal regulation of risk
  • Neha Jain, Autonomous weapons systems: new frameworks for individual responsibility
  • Hin-Yan Liu, Refining responsibility: differentiating two types of responsibility issues raised by autonomous weapons systems
  • Nehal Bhuta, Susanne Beck & Robin Geiß, Present futures: concluding reflections and open questions on autonomous weapons systems