Computers, Ethics, and Society

TitleComputers, Ethics, and Society
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsErmann, DM, Schauf, MS
Series TitleTeaching Philosophy
Edition3rd
Issue4
Pagination256 p.
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number978-0195143027
AbstractAs computers have become increasingly important in our everyday lives, their potential to strip away our privacy and autonomy increases exponentially. This book offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary set of readings on the ethical and social implications of computer technology. Taking into account technical, social, and philosophical issues, the contributors consider topics such as the work-related ramifications of automation, the ethical obligations of computer specialists, and the threats to privacy that come with increased computerization.
Notes(ed)Reviewer: Mooradian, Norman. Cover Date: December 1999. 1990. Source Info: 22(4), 420-424. Journal Announcement: 34-3. Update Code: 20090226.
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