Laura Crompton, BA MA

Laura Crompton, BA MA

Præ Doc

Laura Caroline Crompton
Department of Philosophy
University of Vienna
Universitätsstraße 7 (NIG)
1010 Vienna

Room: C 0211 (NIG)
Phone: +43-1-4277-46073


Areas of Specialization

Philosophy of Technology, Ethics of AI, Robot Ethics



My research centers around the ethical concerns, and political and social implications that arise through human-AI interaction. I shall argue that AI has an influence on both human emotion and human action. Based on different cases, my project will elaborate on a) the importance of the possibility of understanding the deliberation and reasoning processes within our interaction partners, and b) the consequential knowledge-gap within human-AI interaction, which is brought forth through the absence a).

Supervisors: Hans Bernhard Schmid, Mark Coeckelbergh


Upcoming Talks

15.05.2019 (15:00-16:30) // Guest Lecture - Media, Technology, and Romanticism: “Romanticism with the machine: Mechanical Romanticism”. Vienna University // HS 31 (Hauptgebäude).