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« moments impériaux » (1898, 1945, 1989-1991, 2003, 2010…). Alors, au XXIème siècle, les Etats-Unis sont-ils un Empire ? Lectures principales demandées : Bob Woodward, Les Guerres d'Obama, Paris, Folio Essai, 2011 (Obama's Wars, 2010).
drivers, if driverless cars are safer ? Could Artiﬁcial Intelligence (AI) replace executive decisionmaking ? These are some of the many questions that will be addressed during this course. The course will map out major existing and emerging technologies. The aim of this course is to enable you to place new technologies within a broader context of implications and morality. Required reading : Enhancing Evolution, The Ethical Case for Making Better People, John Harris, Princeton University Press, 2007 ; A Cyborg Manifesto, Donna Haraway, 1984 ; Black Mirror (TV show - all three seasons), Charlie Brookers.
ETHICS OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Imane BELLO (Lawyer-in-training, Intern within the Litigation Department Loyens&Loeff Luxembourg). Prerequisite : Interest for new technologies. Pedagogical Format : Elective Course validation : - Active participation in class (20%) ; - One group presentation (40%) : 10-15-minute presentation. The presentation should include why the presented technology device, ideology or case is relevant, what practices are related to it and what lessons or questions could be drawn from it. In addition to sending the presentation, students are requested to send an outline and an executive summary of the presentation in written form the day before the presentation ; - Final-paper (40%) : papers are required to have a clearly stated research question and should present the material needed to answer this question in a concise way (no more than two pages). The ﬁnal paper is a statement that should include a theoretical approach as well as a discussion of your personal vision of existing and emerging technologies and their implications. Course Description : Under the sea, on the surface of the earth, in space, in your house : technologies, in all forms, are everywhere. They shape societies, human interactions, personal lives and…themselves. What used to be considered as science-ﬁction is now part of our daily decor, or could soon be. Between wearable technologies, modiﬁcations of the human body, artiﬁcial intelligence, e-health and more, what are the ethical challenges raised by these forms of technologies ? Should we edit the human body ? Should robots sound or look human ? Should taxis still have
ETHICS OF WAR (THE)
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 48 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Amélie FEREY (Doctorante), Marine GUILLAUME (Chargé de mission, Ministère des affaires étrangères). Prerequisite : There are no prerequisites for this course, whose goal is to bring students to develop their own thinking. However, some basic knowledge of either moral/political philosophy, international law or political science can be a plus for those students willing to take this course. Pedagogical Format : Lecture and tutorials Senior lecturers : Maxime AUDINET (PhD student), Etienne DIGNAT (Doctorant), Amélie FEREY (Doctorante), Apolline TAILLANDIER (Teaching Assistant, Phd Student). Course validation : A ﬁnal written exam : 50% of the grade ; Conférence de méthode : 50% of the grade. Pedagogical Method : This course is a lecture. However, participation will be encouraged and I will leave a Q&A time period at the end of each session. When attending the "conférence de méthode", students will be asked to make oral presentations and write papers. Course Description : This course will discuss one very traditional and classical issue for international relations - the ethics of war - in a ﬁeld where there have recently been numerous and substantial developments. 249