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ISBN-10: 0199551375

ISBN-13: 9780199551378

Edition: 2010

Authors: Luciano Floridi

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We live an information-soaked existence - information pours into our lives through television, radio, books, and of course, the Internet. Some say we suffer from 'infoglut'. But what is information? The concept of 'information' is a profound one, rooted in mathematics, central to whole branches of science, yet with implications on every aspect of our everyday lives: DNA provides the information to create us; we learn through the information fed to us; we relate to each other through information transfer - gossip, lectures, reading. Information is not only a mathematically powerful concept, but its critical role in society raises wider ethical issues: who owns information? Who controls its…    
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List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/26/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English