Book Volume 122 2015

Collective Agency and Cooperation in Natural and Artificial Systems

Explanation, Implementation and Simulation

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ISBN: 978-3-319-15514-2 (Print) 978-3-319-15515-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Concepts of Agency

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-24

      Collective Agency and Cooperation in Natural and Artificial Systems

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      Chapter

      Pages 25-43

      Cooperation with Robots? A Two-Dimensional Approach

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      Pages 45-60

      The Participatory Turn: A Multidimensional Gradual Agency Concept for Human and Non-human Actors

  3. Human-Machine Cooperation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

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      Chapter

      Pages 63-79

      Embodied Cooperative Systems: From Tool to Partnership

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      Chapter

      Pages 81-107

      Historical, Cultural, and Aesthetic Aspects of the Uncanny Valley

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      Chapter

      Pages 109-130

      Ethical Implications Regarding Assistive Technology at Workplaces

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      Chapter

      Pages 131-146

      Some Sceptical Remarks Regarding Robot Responsibility and a Way Forward

  4. Collective Agency

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Chapter

      Pages 149-168

      Planning for Collective Agency

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      Chapter

      Pages 169-184

      An Account of Boeschian Cooperative Behaviour

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      Chapter

      Pages 185-203

      Choosing Appropriate Paradigmatic Examples for Understanding Collective Agency

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      Chapter

      Pages 205-218

      Can Artificial Systems Be Part of a Collective Action?

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      Pages 219-236

      Is Collective Agency a Coherent Idea? Considerations from the Enactive Theory of Agency

  5. Simulating Collective Agency and Cooperation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-237

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      Chapter

      Pages 239-259

      Simulation as Research Method: Modeling Social Interactions in Management Science

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      Chapter

      Pages 261-279

      How Models Fail

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      Chapter

      Pages 281-306

      Artificial Intelligence and Pro-Social Behaviour

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 307-311