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Computers, ethics, and society

Author: M David Ermann; Michele S Shauf
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Offers an interdisciplinary set of readings on the ethical and social implications of computer technology. Taking into account technical, social, and philosophical issues, the contributors consider  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M David Ermann; Michele S Shauf
ISBN: 0195143027 9780195143027
OCLC Number: 49872144
Description: vi, 249 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Ethical Contexts: Philosophical Ethics: The best action is the one with the best consequences / John Hospers --
The best action is the one in accord with universal rules / James Rachels --
The best action is the one that exercises the mind's faculties / Aristotle --
Professional Ethics: ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct / Association of Computing Machinery --
Using the ACM Code / Ronald E. Andersen, Deborah G. Johnson, Donald Gotterbarm, Judith Perville --
Can we find a single ethical code? / Robert N. Barger --
The morality of whistle-blowing / Sissela Bok --
The ethics of systems design / Batya Friedman and Peter H. Kahn, Jr. --
Are hacker break-ins ethical? / Eugene H. Spafford --
Using computers as means, not ends / Herbert L. Dreyfus and Stuart E. Dreyfus with Tom Athanasiou --
Historical and Cultural Contexts: Technology is a tool of the powerful / Phillip Bereano --
A history of the personal computer / Robert Pool --
Informing ourselves to death / Neal Postman --
Why the future doesn't need us / Bill Joy --
Boolean logic / Michael Heim --
Social Contexts: Privacy in a database nation / Simson Garfinkel --
The GNU manifesto / Richard M. Stallman --
Crossing the digital divide / Jessica Brown --
Gender bias in instructional technology / Katy Campbell --
Computers and the work experience / Anthony M. Townsend --
Information technologies and our changing economy / Martin Carnoy --
Music: intellectual property's canary in the digital coal mine / National Research Council --
The case for collective violence / Craig Summers and Eric Markusen --
Activism, hacktivism, and cyberterrorism / Dorothy E. Denning.
Responsibility: edited by M. David Ermann, Michele S. Shauf.
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