[Air-L] Typologies of robots

Patrick Williams subcultures at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 19:40:03 PDT 2021

Hi Christian,

Not sure just how relevant this will be, but Yuji Sone recently published a
chapter, "The Japanese Humanoid Robot and the Authenticity of Artificial
Identity," in *Studies on the Social Construction of Identity and
In it, he discusses the cultural backdrop to categorical identifications
that separate (or blur the boundaries between) humans from robots.

You can try for institutional access through this link:

Hope it helps,


On Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 4:04 AM Christian Fuchs <christian.fuchs at uti.at>

> Hello,
> does anyone know about publications where there is a typology of robots,
> i.e. not unjustified lists of types of robots (e.g.
> https://www.allonrobots.com/types-of-robots/ is not what I am interested
> in = lists without theory), but a distinction of different types of
> robots based on a combination of theoretical criteria of distinction
> presented e.g. in the form of a table or figure with at least two
> dimensions ?
> Thank you for sharing any references you might have come across
> featuring such typologies...
> Kind regards
> Christian
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