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Morality and machines : perspectives on computer ethics

Author: Stacey L Edgar
Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Morality and Machines, Second Edition examines the moral issues that emerge from the influence of computers and technology on society today. The text provides an ethical foundation upon which readers can develop informed opinions about software piracy, computer crimes, artificial intelligence, and more. With in-depth analysis of current moral and social problems, this text is an ideal resource for readers  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stacey L Edgar
ISBN: 0763717673 9780763717674
OCLC Number: 49225600
Description: xv, 522 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
Ethical decision making --
Is ethics possible --
The search for a basis for ethics --
Software piracy, property, and protection --
Computer crime --
Computer intruders, viruses, and all that --
Privacy --
Errors and reliability --
The computer world of work --
responsibility, liability, law, and professional ethics --
Computers, the government, and the military --
The artificial intelligensia and virtual worlds.
Responsibility: Stacey L. Edgar.

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Computers have become ever-present in our lives, and with them come many aspects that raise serious moral issues. Morality and Machines is intended for science and technology students, philosophy  Read more...

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