Document Type

Contribution to Books

Publication Date

2019

Abstract

Dr. Robert Ford confides to Dolores that his father would not agree with his creation of robots for the enjoyment of humans. "My father told me to be satisfied with my lot in life. That the world owed me nothing. And so, I make my own world" ("Contrapasso"). This tells us at once that Dr. Ford's father had a Platonic notion of justice.

Comments

Westworld and Philosophy: Mind Equals Blown is volume 122 of the Popular Culture and Philosophy series.

Copyright Statement

This document was originally published in Westworld and Philosophy: Mind Equals Blown by Carus Publishing Company, dba Cricket Media. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Available for download on Wednesday, January 01, 2020

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