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Ethics for the Information Age

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ISBN-10: 0133741621

ISBN-13: 9780133741629

Edition: 6th 2015

Authors: Michael J. Quinn

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Ethics for the Information Age is appropriate for any standalone Computers and Society or Computer Ethics course offered by a computer science, business, or philosophy department, as well as special modules in any advanced CS course. It is also appropriate for readers interested in computers and society or computer ethics.In an era where information technology changes constantly, a thoughtful response to these rapid changes requires a basic understanding of IT history, an awareness of current issues, and a familiarity with ethics. Ethics for the Information Ageis unique in its balanced coverage of ethical theories used to analyze problems encountered by computer professionals in today's environment. By presenting provocative issues such as social networking, government surveillance, and intellectual property from all points of view, this market-leading text challenges students to think critically and draw their own conclusions, which ultimately prepares them to become responsible, ethical users of future technologies. Teaching and Learning ExperienceThis program presents a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It will help:Encourage Critical Thinking: A balanced, impartial approach to ethical issues avoids biased arguments, encouraging students to consider and analyze issues for themselves.Keep Your Course Current and Relevant: A thoughtful response to information technology requires an awareness of current information-technology-related issues.Support Learning: Resources are available to expand on the topics presented in the text.
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Book details

List price: $119.20
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 2/24/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Michael J. Quinn is Dean of the College of Science and Engineering atSeattle University.