In Natasha McKeever, Andre Grahlé & Joe Saunders (eds.), Love: Past, Present and Future. Routledge (forthcoming)

Sven Nyholm
Utrecht University
John Danaher
University College, Galway
Brian D. Earp
Oxford University
How might emerging and future technologies—sex robots, love drugs, anti-love drugs, or algorithms to track, quantify, and ‘gamify’ romantic relationships—change how we understand and value love? We canvass some of the main ethical worries posed by such technologies, while also considering whether there are reasons for “cautious optimism” about their implications for our lives. Along the way, we touch on some key ideas from the philosophies of love and technology.
Keywords Love  Technology  Ethics  Robots  Sex  Gamification
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