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Ethical boundaries for android companion robots: a human perspective

  title={Ethical boundaries for android companion robots: a human perspective},
  author={Cindy Friedman},
Literature on machine ethics tends to position itself on a spectrum where at one end sits notions about whether machines can be moral patients and, at the other end, sits notions of whether machines can be moral agents. While majority of the literature concerns itself with the latter – for example see [1], [2], [3] – my paper fits into the debate by focusing on the capacity for android companion robots to be moral patients in relation to their capacity to be phenomenally conscious in the sense… 



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