Love in a Machine Age

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Weiss, Paul. "Love in a Machine Age." In Dimensions of Mind. Sidney Hook, ed. New York: New York UP, 1960.

Argues "that we recognize feelings in others because they move and emote as we do when we are feeling. . . . [S]ince robots have the capacity to accurately counterfeit our movements, we must attribute to them the same feelings when the movements are convincing" (we quote James Bierman, "Automated Theatre," q.v. under Drama Criticism). See for debate on AI and the potential humanity of robots.