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  • Friendship, Robots, and Social Media

    False Friends and Second Selves, 1st Edition

    By Alexis M. Elder

    Various emerging technologies, from social robotics to social media, appeal to our desire for social interactions, while avoiding some of the risks and costs of face-to-face human interaction. But can they offer us real friendship? In this book, Alexis Elder outlines a theory of friendship drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Personhood and Social Robotics

    A psychological consideration, 1st Edition

    By Raya A Jones

    An exponentially growing industry, human robot interaction (HRI) research has drawn predominantly upon psychologists’ descriptions of mechanisms of face-to-face dyadic interactions. This book considers how social robotics is beginning unwittingly to confront an impasse that has been a perennial…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Explorations in Social Psychology

  • Mathematical Principles of Human Conceptual Behavior

    The Structural Nature of Conceptual Representation and Processing, 1st Edition

    By Ronaldo Vigo

    The ability to learn concepts lies at the very core of human cognition, enabling us to efficiently classify, organize, identify, and store complex information. In view of the basic role that concepts play in our everyday physical and mental lives, the fields of cognitive science and psychology face…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • A Philosophy of Material Culture

    Action, Function, and Mind, 1st Edition

    By Beth Preston

    This book focuses on material culture as a subject of philosophical inquiry and promotes the philosophical study of material culture by articulating some of the central and difficult issues raised by this topic and providing innovative solutions to them, most notably an account of improvised action…

    Hardback – 2012-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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