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The ethics of information

Author: Luciano Floridi
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Luciano Floridi develops the first ethical framework for dealing with the new challenges posed by Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). He establishes the conceptual foundations of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luciano Floridi
ISBN: 9780199641321 0199641323
OCLC Number: 894996570
Description: xix, 357 s. : illustrations ;
Contents: 1. ETHICS AFTER THE INFORMATION REVOLUTION ; 2. WHAT IS INFORMATION ETHICS? ; 3. THE METHOD OF ABSTRACTION ; 4. INFORMATION ETHICS AS E-NVIRONMENTAL ETHICS ; 5. INFORMATION ETHICS AND THE FOUNDATIONALIST DEBATE ; 6. THE INTRINSIC VALUE OF THE INFOSPHERE ; 7. THE MORALITY OF ARTIFICIAL AGENTS ; 8. THE CONSTRUCTIONIST VALUES OF HOMO POIETICUS ; 9. ARTIFICIAL EVIL ; 10. THE TRAGEDY OF THE GOOD WILL ; 11. THE INFORMATIONAL NATURE OF SELVES ; 12. THE ONTOLOGICAL INTERPRETATION OF INFORMATIONAL PRIVACY ; 13. DISTRIBUTED MORALITY ; 14. INFORMATION BUSINESS ETHICS ; 15. GLOBAL INFORMATION ETHICS ; 16. A DEFENCE OF INFORMATION ETHICS ; EPILOGUE
Responsibility: Luciano Floridi

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Floridi's book challenges standard ethics. In standard ethics, life has priority in moral evaluation. However, in Floridi's Information Ethics, information systems are equal in moral value to living Read more...

 
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