Asimov, Isaac The Complete Robot

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The Complete Robot

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9780007361595: The Complete Robot

The complete collection of Isaac Asimov’s classic Robot stories.

In these stories, Asimov creates the Three Laws of Robotics and ushers in the Robot Age – when Earth is ruled by master-machines and when robots are more human than mankind.

The Complete Robot is the ultimate collection of timeless, amazing and amusing robot stories from the greatest science fiction writer of all time, offering golden insights into robot thought processes. Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics were programmed into real computers thirty years ago at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – with suprising results. Readers of today still have many surprises in store…

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THE COMPLETE ROBOT is the definitive anthology of Asimov’s stunning visions of a robotic future…

In these stories, Issac Asimov creates the Three Laws of Robotics and ushers in the Robot Age: when Earth is ruled by master-machines and when robots are more human than mankind.

As well as TN-3 (Tony), AL-76 and other robots, the stories feature the staff of US Robots and Mechanical Men Inc., and in particular the chief robot-psychologist, the steely Dr Susan Calvin who is in many ways more robot-like than her subjects.

THE COMPLETE ROBOT is the ultimate collection of timeless, amazing and amusing robot stories from the greatest science fiction writer of all time, offering golden insights into robot thought processes. Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics were programmed into real computers thirty years ago at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology – with surprising results. Readers of today still have many surprises in store.

THE THREE LAWS OF ROBOTICS

1. A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm

2. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First law

3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second law

About the Author:

Isaac Asimov was the Grand Master of the Science Fiction Writers of America, the founder of robot ethics, the world’s most prolific author of fiction and non-fiction. The Good Doctor’s fiction has been enjoyed by millions for more than half a century.

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