Artificial Morality: Virtuous Robots for Virtual Games

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APPENDIX A:


A GLOSSARY OF ACRONYMS

The following acronyms are used several times. The parenthetical references point to introductory discussions of most items.

AM

Artificial Morality (§1.5)

ASM

A priori straightforward maximizer/maximization (§8.1.1)

BC

Broad co-operator/co-operation (§9.2.1)

CC

Conditional co-operator/co-operation (§4.2.1)

CM

Constrained maximizer/maximization (§4.2.1)

CUC

Co-operates with and only with unconditional co-operators (§5.2.5)

ESM

Empirical straightforward maximizer/maximization (§8.1.1)

IC

Indirect co-operator/co-operation (§7.3)

IM

Indirect maximizer/maximization (§7.2.5)

IPD

Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma (§3.2)

LBC

Less broad co-operator/co-operation (§9.3.2)

NCC

Narrow conditional co-operator/co-operation (§8.1.3)

NC

Narrow co-operator/co-operation (§9.2.1)

NRC

Narrower co-operator/co-operation (§9.3.2)

PD

Prisoner’s Dilemma (§1.3.1)

RC

Reciprocal co-operator/co-operation (§5.1)

SM

Straightforward maximizer/maximization (§8.1)

TFT

Tit for Tat (§3.2)

UC

Unconditional co-operator/co-operation (§4.3)

UCP

Unconditional co-operator protector/protection (§6.3)

UD

Unconditional defector/defection (§4.3.2)

XPD

Extended Prisoner’s Dilemma (§2.1.2)

The following alternatives and outcomes are defined by Figure 5.8.

C

Co-operative alternative

D

Defecting alternative

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Figures ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • How to Avoid Reading Some of This Book xiii
  • Part I - Method 1
  • 1 - Rationality and Morality 3
  • 2 - Fundamental Justification and Games 19
  • 3 - Nature and Artifice 39
  • Part II - Rational Constraint 57
  • 4 - Conditional Co-Operation 61
  • 5 - Reciprocal Co-Operation 88
  • 6 - A Moral Monster? 111
  • Part III - Flexibility, Information, and Acquiescence 125
  • 7 - Flexible Players 129
  • 8 - Information and Its Costs 148
  • 9 - Chicken 163
  • 10 - Discrimination, Fairness and Sanctions 179
  • 11 - Conclusion 195
  • Appendix A 203
  • Prolog Implementations 205
  • Notes 210
  • Bibliography 229
  • Index 236
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