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Cover of: I, Robot | Isaac Asimov
About the Book

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 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.

With these three, simple directives, Isaac Asimov changed our perception of robots forever when he formulated the laws governing their behavior. In I, Robot Asimov chronicles the development of the robot through a series of interlinked stories: from its primitive origins in the present to its ultimate perfection in the not-so-distant future--a future in which humanity itself may be rendered obsolete. Here are stories of robots gone mad, of mind-reading robots, and robots with a sense of humor, of robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world--all told with the dramatic blend of science fact and science fiction that has become Asmiov's trademark. (From the Hardcover edition.)

37 editions First published in 1950

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I, Robot
April 29, 2008, Spectra
Paperback in English
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2006, Mao tou ying chu ban she ke huan tui jin shi yan shi
in Chinese - 880-02 Chu ban.
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I, Robot
August 2, 2004, BBC Audiobooks
Audio CD
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I, robot
2004, Bantam Books
in English - Bantam hardcover ed.
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I, Robot
2004, Random House Publishing Group
E-book in English
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I, robot
2004, Bantam Books
Hardcover in English - Bantam hardcover ed.
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I, Robot: The Illustrated Screenplay
April 27, 2004, I Books
Paperback in English
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I, robot: short stories
2000, Oxford University Press
in English - 2nd. ed.
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I, robot
January 4, 1999, J'ai lu
Paperback
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I, Robot
October 1999, Tandem Library
School & Library Binding in English
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I, Robot
1996, Voyager
in English
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I, Robot: The Illustrated Screenplay
December 1, 1994, Aspect
in English
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I, Robot
April 8, 1993, Oxford University Press
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I, Robot
November 1, 1991, Spectra
Mass Market Paperback in English - Mti edition
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I, Robot
1986, Grafton
Hardcover
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I, Robot
August 12, 1985, Del Rey
Mass Market Paperback in English
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I, Robot
May 12, 1984, Del Rey
Mass Market Paperback in English
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I, Robot
November 12, 1983, Del Rey
Mass Market Paperback in English
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I, Robot
May 12, 1981, Fawcett
in English
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I Robot
January 2, 1980, Fawcett
in English
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I, Robot
1977, Fawcett Crest
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I Robot
December 12, 1975, Fawcett
in English
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1974, Panther
in English
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1974, Dobson
in English
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I, Robot
1970, Fawcett Publications
in English
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I, Robot
September 1, 1968, Voyager
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
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1963, Doubleday
in English
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I, robot
1963, Doubleday
in English
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I, robot
1956, New American Library
in English
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1950, Fawcett Publications
in English
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I, robot
1950, Doubleday
in English - [Book Club ed.]
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1950, Dennis Dobson
in English
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I, Robot
1950, Doubleday
in English
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I, robot
1950, Gnome Press
in English - 1st ed.
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I, Robot
Publish date unknown, Roc
Paperback
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I, Robot
Publish date unknown, Roc
Paperback
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I, Robot
Publish date unknown, Roc
Paperback

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