SemesterSpring Semester, 2021
DepartmentFreshman Class of BA in Global Governance
Course NameAI & Governance
InstructorCHEN PO LIANG
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
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1



Overview



Feb 24, 2021



 



 



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Special Sessions: AI & Ethics in East Asia



2



Ethics of Artificial IntelligenceMarch 3, 2021



Turning Point,



ch.1: What is AI



 



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 1 The Artificial Intelligence of the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence: An Introductory Overview for Law and Regulation



 



 



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Our Relationship with Artificial Entities



March 10, 2021



Oxford Handbook, Ch.2. The Ethics of the Ethics of AI



 



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 3. Ethical Issues in Our Relationship with Artificial Entities



 



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Moral Framework of Justice in Artificial IntelligenceMarch 17, 2021



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 8 We’re Missing a Moral Framework of Justice in Artificial Intelligence: On the Limits, Failings, and Ethics of Fairness



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 9. Accountability in Computer Systems



 



 



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5.



Transparency



March 24, 2021



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 10 Transparency



 



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 11 Responsibility and Artificial Intelligence 



 



 



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Race and Gender



March 31, 2021



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 13. Race and Gender



 



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 21 Sexuality



 



 



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Displacement or Risk-Shifting?



April 7, 2021



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 14. The Future of Work in the Age of AI: Displacement or Risk-Shifting?



 



Oxford Handbook, Ch 15. AI as a Moral Right-Holder



 



 



 



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Are Sentient AIs Persons?



April 14, 2021



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 16 Could You Merge with AI?: Reflections on the Singularity and Radical Brain Enhancement



 



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 17 Are Sentient AIs Persons?



 



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Autonomy



April 21, 2021



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 18. Autonomy



 



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 19 Troubleshooting AI and Consent



 



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Is Human Judgment Necessary?: April 28, 2021



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 20 Is Human Judgment Necessary?: Artificial Intelligence, Algorithmic Governance, and the Law



 



Oxford Handbook, Ch. 32



Perspectives and Approaches in AI Ethics: East Asia



 



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Healthcare



May 5, 2021



Turning Point, ch.2: Healthcare



 



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Education



May 12, 2021



Turning Point, ch.3: Education



 



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13



Transportation



May 19, 2021



Turning Point, ch.4: Transportation



 



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14



E-CommerceMay 26, 2021



Turning Point, ch.5: E-Commerce



 



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15



Defense



June 2, 2021



Turning Point, ch.6: Defense



 



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Tech-lash



June 9, 2021



Turning Point, ch.7: Tech-lash  



 



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Ethical Safeguard



June 16, 2021



Turning Point, ch.8: Ethical Safeguard



 



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Building Responsible AI



June 23, 2021



Turning Point, ch.9: Building Responsible AI



 



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D. Grading & Evaluation



Participation20%



Mid-term paper30 %



Final Paper50 %



 



 


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Participation20%



Mid-term paper30 %



Final Paper50 %


Textbook & Reference

1. Markus D. Dubber, Frank Pasquale, & Sunit Das, The Oxford Handbook Of Ethics Of AI (2020).



2. Darrell M. West & John R. Allen, Turning Point: Policymaking in the Era of Artificial Intelligence (2020).


Urls about Course
Tenzin Priyadarshi The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi is an innovative thinker, a philosopher, an educator, and a polymath monk. He is Founding Director of The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a center dedicated to inquiry, dialogue, and education on the ethical and humane dimensions of life. As a collaborative and nonpartisan think tank, its programs emphasize responsibility and examine meaningfulness and moral purpose between individuals, organizations, and societies. The Center at MIT has 6 Nobel Peace Laureates as its founding members and its programs run in 8 countries and expanding. Venerable Tenzin’s unusual background encompasses entering a Buddhist monastery at the age of 10 years to receiving graduate education at Harvard with degrees ranging from Philosophy to Physics to International Relations. Venerable Tenzin serves on the Board of several academic, humanitarian, and religious organizations. He is a recipient of several recognitions and awards, including a 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award from Harvard for his visionary contributions to humanity. He is also and a Tribeca Disruptive Fellow.
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