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    Robots and Cyborgs: To Be or to Have a Body?Emma Palese - 2012 - Poiesis and Praxis 8 (4):191-196.
    Starting with service robotics and industrial robotics, this paper aims to suggest philosophical reflections about the relationship between body and machine, between man and technology in our contemporary world. From the massive use of the cell phone to the robots which apparently “feel” and show emotions like humans do. From the wearable exoskeleton to the prototype reproducing the artificial sense of touch, technological progress explodes to the extent of embodying itself in our nakedness. Robotics, indeed, is inspired by biology in (...)
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    Ethics Without Morality, Morality Without Ethics---Politics, Identity, Responsibility in Our Contemporary World.Emma Palese - 2013 - Open Journal of Philosophy 3 (3):366-371.
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    From Neuromorphic Sensors to a Chip Under Skin.Emma Palese - 2013 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 11 (2):72-80.
    PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to explain the sense of choice in our contemporary world.Design/methodology/approachTaking cue from the research of the Institute of Neuroinformatics of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and University of Zürich, this paper is meant to highlight that the contemporary individual is gradually abandoning his own freedom of choice: the principle of moral responsibility, and – consequently – sign of humanity.FindingsIf today the smartphone is the most used tool, in the future we will soon benefit from (...)
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