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Practical ethics for a technological world

Author: Paul A Alcorn
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©2001.
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"Practical Ethics for a Technological World can be used either as the textbook for courses of study such as Introduction to Ethics, Ethics and Technology, Computer Ethics, or Technology and Society - or for the individual reader who is simply interested in learning about: how to live ethically; why a given course of action is or is not ethical; how to operate in concert with one's own beliefs and the beliefs of  Read more...
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Alcorn, Paul A.
Practical ethics for a technological world.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©2001
(OCoLC)606415912
Online version:
Alcorn, Paul A.
Practical ethics for a technological world.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©2001
(OCoLC)607768418
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Alcorn
ISBN: 0136601928 9780136601920
OCLC Number: 43427583
Description: xiv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Definition: the nature of ethics --
Relationship between ethics and technology --
Why be ethical? --
Technology and the self state --
Paradigms and piffle --
Technology, paradigms, and limitations --
Modern behavioral theorists --
Dynamic systems model --
Systemic nature of technology --
Paradox, awareness, and becoming adept --
Barriers to ethical behavior --
Roots of technological ethics --
Nature of ethical humanity --
Religion as a reflection of ethical thought --
Where are we now?
Responsibility: Paul A. Alcorn.

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Intended for sophomore/senior-level courses in Principles of Ethics and Technology and Ethics. This text helps students develop the ability to discern the relationship between ethics and technology  Read more...

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