I, Robot (Robot, #0.1)

by Isaac Asimov

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The classic collection of robot stories from the master of the genre. One of the Voyager Classics collection, now I, Robot is a major Fox movie starring Will Smith.

In these stories Isaac Asimov creates the Three Laws of Robotics and ushers in the Robot Age.

Earth is ruled by master-machines but the Three Laws of Robotics have been designed to ensure humans maintain the upper hand:

1) A robot may not injure a human being or allow a human being to come to harm
2) A robot must obey orders given to 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.

But what happens when a rogue robot's idea of what is good for society contravenes the Three Laws?

  • ISBN10 0345314824
  • ISBN13 9780345314826
  • Publish Date 12 November 1983 (first published 1 June 1963)
  • Publish Status Active
  • Imprint Del Rey Books
  • Format Paperback (US Mass Market)
  • Language English