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2017.05.24 | Research news, ANOTHER, ISOR, TRANSOR

CfP for SI: Social Robots and Recognition: Socio-Ontological, (Machine-)Ethical, and Socio-Political Trajectories

We invite authors to submit original research papers—conceptual as well as empirical— that explore the role and potentials of social robots in relation to recognition. As social robotics is a truly interdisciplinary field, contributions from all disciplines are encouraged (for example: psychology, anthropology, engineering, sociology, media…

2017.05.24 | Research news, ISOR, TRANSOR

Book Publication: Sociality and Normativity for Robots

This volume offers eleven philosophical investigations into our future relations with social robots--robots that are specially designed to engage and connect with human beings.

2016.10.31 | Research news, ISOR, TRANSOR

Conference Proceedings: What Social Robots Can and Should Do

This book contains the proceedings of the conference “What Social Robots Can and Should Do,” Robophilosophy 2016 / TRANSOR 2016, held in Aarhus, Denmark, in October 2016.

2016.10.21 | ISOR, TRANSOR

Robophilosophie: „Wir müssen mehr über alternative Designkonzepte für Roboter nachdenken“

Sind Roboter nur Werkzeuge oder haben sie darüber hinaus eine Bedeutung für Menschen? Die qualitative Bewertung von Interaktionen mit Robotern fällt oftmals sehr unterschiedlich aus, zeigt sich im Gespräch mit der Professorin Johanna Seibt.

2016.10.04 | ISOR, TRANSOR

We need to develop responsible social robotics

This is the message from the organisers behind the world’s largest international conference on humanities research into robotics.

2016.02.01 | Research news, ISOR, TRANSOR, ANOTHER

Book publication: Social Robots: Boundaries, Potential, Challenges

This edited volume contributes to the field of social robotics by exploring its boundaries, potential, and Challenges from a philosophically informed standpoint.

2015.01.19 | Research news, PENSOR, TRANSOR, ISOR

Conference Proceedings: Sociable Robots and the Future of Social Relations

The conference proceedings of Robo-Philosophy 2014 Conference has just been published by IOS Press in 'Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications'.

2013.01.23 | IT, computer science and mathematics , Philosophy and education, People


2-year Post-Doc Position in Robotics/Artificial Intelligence, The PENSOR research group (Philosophical and transdisciplinary Enquiry in Social Robotics, launched January 1, 2013) at Aarhus University, supported by a grant of the Velux Foundation, announces a 2-year postdoctoral position, with starting date between March 1 and September 2013.…

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2012.10.22 | Arts, Research news


Velux Fonden har bevilliget knap 6 millioner kroner til et tværfagligt forskningsprojekt, der markerer begyndelsen på et nyt slægtskab mellem humaniora og de tekniske videnskaber