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Robots, Ethics, and Intimacy: the need for scientific research

Tweet Robots, Ethics, and Intimacy: the need for scientific research What are the legal, ethical and societal issues if humans form intimate relationships with robots as the recent films such as Ex Machina and TV shows such as Westworld have

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Robotics and the Rarity of Care

Tweet   Robotics and the rarity of care: Adoption issues of social robots in healthcare. Presentation at Social Robots in Healthcare Workshop organised by the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision, 20th July 2017 What does being cared for feel like?—Considered, understood,

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Philosophy and robots

Tweet Philosophy is the study of what there is, what we can know, what we ought to be and what we ought to do. The philosophy of robots thus is the study of what robots are, how we can know

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S. Kate Devitt


Research Associate, Institute for Future Environments and the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology