Gregory M. Reichberg

Research Professor

Gregory M. Reichberg
Work phone: +47 22 54 77 53
Mobile phone: +47 40 28 62 22
Twitter: @GregReichberg

Research Interests

Military ethics, artificial intelligence, religion and politics


Gregory M. Reichberg is Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

Reichberg leads Warring with Machines: Military Applications of Artificial Intelligence and the Relevance of Virtue Ethics, a four-year project funded by the Research Council of Norway's Research Programme on the Cultural Conditions Underlying Social Change (SAMKUL). 

He is co-head (with Gentian Zyberi) of the Research School on Peace and Conflict.

From 2009-2012 he was director of the PRIO Cyprus Centre in Nicosia, where he coordinated research and dialogue activities on the search for a political settlement to the island's division. Over the last fifteen years he has been engaged in religious dialogue on social/political issues in Iraq and other settings. 

Reichberg's writings include a monograph Thomas Aquinas on War and Peace (Cambridge University Press, 2017), named an "Outstanding Academic Title 2017" by Choice magazine.  

He has also published several co-edited volumes, including Robotics, AI, and Humanity: Science, Ethics, and Policy (Springer, 2021), Religion, War, and Ethics: A Sourcebook of Textual Traditions (Cambridge University Press, 2014); World Religions and Norms of War (United Nations University Press, 2009); and The Ethics of War: Classic and Contemporary Readings (Blackwell Publishing, 2006). 

In 2020 his publications include "Applying AI on the Battlefield: The Ethical Debates" (with Henrik Syse), in Robotics, AI, and Humanity (Springer); "Scholastic Arguments for and against Religious Freedom," in The Thomist, and "Human Nature, Peace, and War," in A Cultural History of Peace in the Medieval Age, 800-1450 (Bloomsbury). 


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