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Information Technology and Moral Philosophy

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ISBN-10: 0521855497

ISBN-13: 9780521855495

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jeroen van den Hoven, John Weckert

List price: $113.00
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Description:

With contributions from many of the best-known philosophers writing in the area, this book gives an in-depth philosophical analysis of moral problems to which information technology gives rise, for examples, problems related to privacy, intellectual property, responsibility, friendship and trust.
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Book details

List price: $113.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/31/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 428
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

List of Contributors
Introduction
Norbert Wiener and the Rise of Information Ethics
Why We Need Better Ethics for Emerging Technologies
Information Ethics: Its Nature and Scope
The Transformation of the Public Sphere: Political Authority, Communicative Freedom, and Internet Publics
Democracy and the Internet
The Social Epistemology of Blogging
Plural Selves and Relational Identity: Intimacy and Privacy Online
Identity and Information Technology
Trust, Reliance, and the Internet
Esteem, Identifiability, and the Internet
Culture and Global Networks: Hope for a Global Ethics?
Collective Responsibility and Information and Communication Technology
Computers as Surrogate Agents
Moral Philosophy, Information Technology, and Copyright: The Grokster Case
Information Technology, Privacy, and the Protection of Personal Data
Embodying Values in Technology: Theory and Practice
Information Technology Research Ethics
Distributive Justice and the Value of Information: A (Broadly) Rawlsian Approach
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Index