The European Legislation on AI: A Brief Analysis of its Philosophical Approach

8 Pages Posted: 8 Jul 2021

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Luciano Floridi

University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute; University of Bologna- Department of Legal Studies

Date Written: June 1, 2021

Abstract

On 21 April 2021, the European Commission published the proposal of the new EU Artificial Intelligence Act (AIA) — one of the most influential steps taken so far to regulate AI internationally. This article highlights some foundational aspects of the Act and analyses the philosophy behind its proposal.

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence Act (AIA), EU, Regulation

Suggested Citation

Floridi, Luciano, The European Legislation on AI: A Brief Analysis of its Philosophical Approach (June 1, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3873273 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3873273

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