Dr. Leo Lin

Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan, and Affiliate Lecturer, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK


As we witness the growing integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into the political and security domains, we must delve into the ethical implications of this profound transformation. "Ethics in the Age of AI: Navigating Politics and Security" assembles leading experts to explore the intricate moral quandaries and opportunities stemming from the evolving AI landscape. This book critically examines AI's potential benefits and risks in political systems, global geopolitics, intelligence, surveillance, and the urgent need for ethical frameworks in AI governance. It is an indispensable guide for policymakers, researchers, and concerned citizens who seek to foster a future where AI aligns with our shared values. This timely publication will aid us in navigating the ethical challenges presented by the AI age.

Chapter Topics Include:

  • Foundations of AI Ethics
  1. Ethical Theories and AI Decision-Making
  2. The Role of Policy and Governance in Ethical AI Development
  3. AI, Politics, and Global Geopolitics
  • AI's Impact on Political Systems
  1. AI in International Relations: Geopolitical Implications
  2. AI and Power Dynamics Among Nations
  3. Traditional Security Paradigms and AI
  • AI in Military Applications
  1. AI and Intelligence Operations
  2. AI in Cybersecurity and National Defense
  3. Non-Traditional Security Threats and AI
  • AI's Role in Addressing Non-Traditional Security Challenges
  1. AI for Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response
  2. AI and Climate Change Mitigation
  3. AI, Surveillance, and Privacy
  • AI and Surveillance Technologies
  1. Balancing Security and Privacy in an AI-Pervaded World
  2. The Ethical Implications of Mass Surveillance
  3. AI, Discrimination, and Social Justice
  • Addressing Bias and Discrimination in AI Systems
  1. AI and Social Justice: Opportunities and Challenges
  2. Ensuring AI's Fair and Equitable Impact on Society
  3. Transparency and Accountability in AI Governance
  • AI Explainability and Transparency
  1. Ensuring Accountability in AI Decision-Making
  2. Ethical AI Auditing and Oversight Mechanisms
  3. The Future of AI Ethics and Responsible Innovation
  • Envisioning Ethical AI Advancements
  1. Ethical Considerations in AI Research and Development
  2. Striking the Balance: Progress and Responsibility
  3. AI Policing and Ethics
  • The Promise and Perils of AI Policing
  1. Ethical Considerations in AI-Powered Policing
  2. Ensuring the Responsible Use of AI in Policing
  3. The Role of AI in Counterterrorism
  • AI's Potential to Prevent and Disrupt Terrorism
  1. The Ethical Challenges of AI-Powered Counterterrorism
  2. Ensuring the Responsible Use of AI in Counterterrorism
  3. AI and the Rule of Law
  • The Impact of AI on the Rule of Law
  1. The Role of AI in Enforcing the Law
  2. The Ethical Challenges of AI and the Rule of Law
  3. AI and Human Rights
  • The Impact of AI on Human Rights
  1. The Role of AI in Protecting Human Rights
  2. The Ethical Challenges of AI and Human Rights
  • The Future of AI Ethics
  1. The Promise of Ethical AI
  2. The Challenges of Ethical AI
  3. Shaping the Future of AI Ethics 


We invite contributions from scholars and experts in these areas to enrich our understanding of the ethical dimensions of AI in politics and security.

Chapter Guidelines

A Chapter will normally be between 4000 and 6000 words (including references), but these are not strict word limits, and can be discussed with the Editor. They should be written in English, and presented to the Editor complete and free of spelling and grammar errors. Please see our Manuscript Submission Guidelines for more information.

Chapter Authors will be asked to sign a simple Contributor Agreement, and to warrant that a Chapter does not infringe any copyright or other rights, and that the Author holds the rights to publish the work. 


  1. Submission of 350-word Abstracts/Chapter Proposals: October 31, 2023
  2. Announcement of the acceptance of proposals: November 15, 2023
  3. Submission of Full Chapters: February 15, 2024
  4. Completion of Peer Review/Revision Instructions: April 15, 2024
  5. Submission of Revised Chapters by Authors: July 1, 2024
  6. Submission of Second Revised Chapters by Authors: August 1, 2024
  7. Submission of the full book draft to the publisher: September 2024
  8. Publication Date: December 2024



To discuss or submit a chapter for consideration in "Ethics in the Age of AI: Navigating Politics and Security," please contact admin@ethicspress.com.

We look forward to your valuable contributions to shaping the discourse on ethics in the age of AI.


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