Colin Allen

University of Pittsburgh


Colin Allen is distinguished professor in the Department of History & Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh.

Featured Work

MAY 9, 2022 Podcast

Any Progress in Building Moral Machines? with Colin Allen

Much has been said about the inability of tech and AI developers to grapple with ethical theory and inherent tension. Similarly, philosophers are often criticized ...

APR 1, 2022 Article

Money can’t buy you morality

At users are invited to enter descriptions of scenarios, whereupon Delphi – an artificial neural network trained on human moral judgments – responds with ...