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android

 [an´droid]
resembling a human being.

an·dro·mor·phous

(an-drō-mōr'fŭs),
Having a male form or habitus.
Synonym(s): android
[andro- + G. morphē, form]

android

/an·droid/ (an´droid) resembling a man.

android

Etymology: Gk, andros + eidos, form
pertaining to something that is typically masculine, or manlike, such as an android pelvis.

android

1. A non-biological organism having human characteristics. A synthetic person or humanoid robot.
2. Man-like, male-like, as of the pelvis. Compare gynaecoid.

android

resembling a human being.
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What Hobbes did not foresee was a time when organisations of people within Leviathan's body, would become lesser artificial persons, and would grow to Hobbesian commonwealths themselves, each with its own goals and social contracts.
With such definitions we see Artificial Persons as complex, constructed societal objects, cognisant insofar as they borrow the cognitive abilities of members of the commonwealth.
In searching for a definition for an artificial persons that could be a realistic player in the imitation game, this paper proposes that any person that conforms to a narrative account of personhood could be considered as one that can participate in the new Turing Test.
A thesis of this work is to recognize that complex relationships exist between natural and artificial persons, see if artificial persons are as capable of being deceptive and self-serving as natural persons.
Today, a natural person might be a member of any number of different artificial persons at the same time, and may be torn in behavioural terms between differing social contracts.
This is a question whose scope covers the space of the societal education system as a whole; and the societal employment institutions as a whole--both of which can be considered as Artificial Persons within the national state Leviathan, who are in some ways governable by Leviathan.
If recordings of such links are made, in-depth analysis of the links can be made by many artificial persons, at many levels within Leviathan; and results can be pooled to aid in the development of policy to improve matters that are found to be wanting.
Are there policies of artificial persons that need to be altered?
B) Collective intentionality: are particular artificial persons welcoming to all, or partial to a few?
C) Social practices and agreements between artificial and natural persons: are we tolerating inappropriate behaviours between artificial persons that is to the detriment of society?