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Technology and the virtues : a philosophical guide to a future worth wanting

Author: Shannon Vallor
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From artificial intelligence and drones to biomedical enhancements, new technologies make the future of the human family increasingly hard to predict and protect. This book explores how the philosophical tradition of virtue ethics can help us to cultivate the moral wisdom we need to live wisely and well with emerging technologies"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shannon Vallor
ISBN: 019090528X 9780190905286
OCLC Number: 1022084944
Description: vii, 309 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Envisioning the Good Life in the 21st Century and Beyond --
Part I: Foundations for a Technomoral Virtue Ethic --
Chapter One: Virtue Ethics, Technology and Human Flourishing --
Chapter Two: The Case for a Global Technomoral Virtue Ethic --
Part II: Cultivating the Technomoral Self: Classical Virtue Traditions as a Contemporary Guide --
Chapter Three: The Practice of Moral Self-Cultivation in Classical Virtue Traditions --
Chapter Four: Cultivating the Foundations of Technomoral Virtue --
Chapter Five: Completing the Circle with Technomoral Wisdom --
Chapter Six: Technomoral Wisdom for an Uncertain Future: 21st Century Virtues --
Part III: Meeting the Future with Technomoral Wisdom, Or How to Live Well with Emerging Technologies --
Chapter Seven: New Social Media and the Technomoral Virtues --
Chapter Eight: Surveillance and the Examined Life: Cultivating the Technomoral Self in a Panoptic World --
Chapter Nine: Robots at War and at Home: Preserving the Technomoral Virtues of Care and Courage --
Chapter Ten: Knowing What to Wish For: Technomoral Wisdom and Human Enhancement Technology --
Epilogue --
References.
Responsibility: Shannon Vallor.

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