question unthinkable? And what does it mean when inquiry is dismissed, avoided, or marginalized by this kind of declaration? Second, I want to look at and analyze the form of the question itself. There is an important philosophical difference between the two modal verbs that organize the inquiry – “can
avoided in any such inquiry. It is not a question of metaphysics or no metaphysics, but of good metaphysics or bad«. 603 Diesem Ansatz bleibt Morgan auch über seine weiteren Arbeiten hinweg treu, so dass er in seinem 1906 erschienen Interpretations of Nature betont, »a complete and satisfactory
test cars, which safety operators themselves say helped maintain vigilance and attentiveness (Bliss 2018)?
Apparatuses like the self-driving car trolley problem, or the inquiry into the conduct of the safety operator in the Tempe crash, obscure these questions and protect large-scale corporate and
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, that is, humanoid automata. A historical inquiry into these automata can offer valuable lessons as to the use and perception of them by human beings – lessons that may prove illuminating to our own contemporary relationship with humanoid robots. An article by Linda M. Strauss succinctly summarises
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Vgl. Popper, K. (2009a). Über die