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Luciano Floridi - The Ethics of Information - 9780198748052 - V9780198748052
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The Ethics of Information

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Description for The Ethics of Information Paperback. 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 Information Ethics by exploring important metatheoretical and introductory issues, and answering theoretical questions of great philosophical interest. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; UBJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 154 x 23. Weight in Grams: 574.
Luciano Floridi develops an original ethical framework for dealing with the new challenges posed by Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). ICTs have profoundly changed many aspects of life, including the nature of entertainment, work, communication, education, health care, industrial production and business, social relations, and conflicts. They have had a radical and widespread impact on our moral lives and on contemporary ethical debates. Privacy, ownership, freedom of speech, responsibility, technological determinism, the digital divide, and pornography online are only some of the pressing issues that characterise the ethical discourse in the information society. They are the subject of Information ... Read more

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About Luciano Floridi
Luciano Floridi is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, where he is also the Director of Reasearch and Senior Research Fellow of the Oxford Internet Institute, Governing Body Fellow of St Cross College, Distinguished Research Fellow of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, and Research Associate and Fellow in Information Policy ... Read more

Reviews for The Ethics of Information
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 systems. Floridi develops his Ethics as part of a new ontological theory of the Infosphere.
Sheldon Richmond, Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review
In this groundbreaking work, Luciano Floridi builds the foundations ... Read more

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