CFC: Economies of Virtue: The Circulation of ‘Ethics’ in AI and Digital Culture

Deadline: November 19, 2021

Edited byThao Phan, Jake Goldenfein, Monique Mann, and Declan Kuch 

Who funds research into the ethics of AI technologies? How does AI ethics relate to issues of power? And how does an industry-sponsored ethics agenda impact the production of knowledge about AI systems? This edited volume will explore these questions in the context of such issues associated with emerging forms of socially responsible and ethical AI and related automated decision-making systems.  

In response to campaigners, industry insiders and civil society actors raising concerns about ‘bad AI’ there has been a wave of social science led research around AI ethics. This field has been instrumental in driving new agendas and initiatives in algorithmic fairness and justice and the development of AI ethics frameworks across industry, government, and academia.  

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