Social Robots: Boundaries, Potential, Challenges

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Social robotics is a cutting edge research area gathering researchers and stakeholders from various disciplines and organizations. The transformational potential that these machines, in the form of, for example, caregiving, entertainment or partner robots, pose to our societies and to us as individuals seems to be limited by our technical limitations and phantasy alone. This collection contributes to the field of social robotics by exploring its boundaries from a philosophically informed standpoint. It constructively outlines central potentials and challenges and thereby also provides a stable fundament for further research of empirical, qualitative or methodological nature.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages270
ISBN (Print)9781472474308
ISBN (Electronic)9781315563084
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2016
SeriesEmerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

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