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Androïde cherche humain pour contact électrique

Abstract : Every interaction with a robot calls for a study in terms expressed by Mori, that is, as a kinetic of binding that sudden ontological reversals affect in real time. The same succession of observations informs it consistently, starting with a stage approach and a moment of deep confusion between man and the machine (“this may well be human”), followed by a disassociation phase (“this is just a machine”). The interaction succeeds if it prompts a variety of communicational games where the robot is never classified once and for all in the category of “human” or “machine” in order for a relationship to be established. In this way, interaction with a robot amounts to entering incidentally a small metaphysical theatre characterized by a certain ontological flexibility. Viewed through this perspective, the humanoids examined in this text and their by-products conceived to generate attachment (pets, erotic robots) are never creatures like any other.
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Emmanuel Grimaud. Androïde cherche humain pour contact électrique. Gradhiva : revue d'histoire et d'archives de l'anthropologie , Musée du quai Branly, 2012, pp.76--101. ⟨10.4000/gradhiva.2328⟩. ⟨hal-01632062⟩

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