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

Author: Shannon Vallor
Publisher: New York, NY, United States of America Oxford University Press 2018 © 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First issued as an Oxford University Press paperbackView all editions and formats
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New technologies from artificial intelligence to drones, and biomedical enhancement make the future of the human family increasingly hard to predict and protect. This book explores how the  Read more...

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All Authors / Contributors: Shannon Vallor
ISBN: 9780190905286 019090528X 9780190498511 019049851X
OCLC Number: 1073862407
Description: vii, 309 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Envisioning the Good Life in the 21st Century and Beyond Part I: Foundations for a Technomoral Virtue EthicChapter 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 EpilogueReferences
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