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Remembering Rawls 

In the early 1970s, the American philosopher John Rawls (1921 – 2002), a Harvard professor, published the book “A Theory of Justice,” which presented a plausible theory for promoting justice in a democratic society. Rawls’ proposal was based on a “social contract” to be concluded by the “founding fathers” of society and materialized into principles […]

Principles of AI Ethics and the Ethics of Virtues

AI Ethics is part of digital ethics (Hanna & Kazim, 2021). It seeks to provide guidelines for action in the design and use of artificial automata or artificial machines by rationally formulating and following principles or rules that reflect our essential individual and social commitments and our highest ideals and values (Hanna & Kazim, 2021).  […]

What is Artificial Intelligence? (Part 1)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming one of those terms that everyone knows, talks about, but when thinking about its definition, difficulties arise. So, I start this text by suggesting a reflection: first, think about what AI is and then look around you and try to identify where it is acting. Don’t worry if it wasn’t […]

Artificial intelligence and changes in political culture in Angola

Angolan context On August 25, 2022, the 5th election took place in Angola, where the ruling Popular Party for the Liberation of Angola – MPLA, claims to have won. The election system in Angola happens simultaneously; it is a proportional system in which the president and the deputies called to the National Assembly are elected, […]

Henri Fayol, in search of an interpretive key to his ideas

In his classic book Industrial and General Administration, in French Administration Industrielle et générale, before listing his famous fourteen “general principles of administration,” Henri Fayol draws the reader’s attention to the meaning that the word principle would assume in his text. However, far from presenting a precise definition or providing any reference to the source on […]

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