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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

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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