Skip to 0 minutes and 1 secondBoth Karl Jaspers and Martin Heidegger can help us to think about autonomous cars. For Jaspers, autonomous cars would raise a question, what do autonomous cars imply for human authenticity and responsibility? To what extent can we be ourselves and take responsibility as ourselves when driving in an autonomous car? Heidegger let's us think about how technology helps us interpret the world. Here, the question becomes how our view of the world changes through the autonomous car. Now, we would like you to think about these questions. The assignment for this step is to explain, with the help of Jaspers and Heidegger, how do autonomous cars affect human authenticity and responsibility?

How do autonomous cars affect human authenticity and responsibility?

In this video David Goedicke explains that autonomous cars raise questions about responsibility and autonomy.

We would like to invite you to discuss in the comment section below how you think Karl Jaspers and Martin Heidegger would analyse this modern technology. Explain, with the help of the concepts and ideas of Jaspers and Heidegger, how autonomous cars affect human authenticity and responsibility.

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