The Soul and the Machine: Humanlike Machines and Machinelike Humans
Descartes attempted to distinguish the ensouled self from the machinelike body. Freed from Christian strictures, science has substituted the brain for Descartes’ soul. Although the Tin Man longed for a brain, computerized robots may already have one. As a result, humans may need to become machinelike in order to survive.
Russell Belk (2017) ,"The Soul and the Machine: Humanlike Machines and Machinelike Humans", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 45, eds. Ayelet Gneezy, Vladas Griskevicius, and Patti Williams, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 164-169.
Russell Belk, York University, Canada
NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 45 | 2017
Crime and Punishment through the Political Lens: How Liberals Forgive, and Conservatives Punish Ethical Brand Users
Thomas Allard, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Brent McFerran, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Morality Matters in the Marketplace: The Influence of Morally Based Attitudes on Consumer Purchase Intentions
Andrew Luttrell, Ball State University
Jacob Teeny, Ohio State University, USA
Richard Petty, Ohio State University, USA
Ineffective Altruism: Giving Less When Donations Do More
Joshua Lewis, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Deborah Small, University of Pennsylvania, USA