The impact of the Internet on our moral lives

TitleThe impact of the Internet on our moral lives
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsCavalier, RJ
Paginationviii, 249 p.
PublisherState University of New York Press
Place PublishedAlbany
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9780791463451
Accession Number54865433
Call NumberLC: TK5105.878; Dewey: 303.48/33
KeywordsEthische , Internet , Internet.
AbstractInvestigating the impact of the Internet from multiple philosophical perspectives, this book explore issues the Internet poses for our sense of privacy, sensitivity to wrongdoing, and our cultural and personal identity. Essays in this volume look at issues of intellectual property, trust, student cheating, pornography, and human agency, as well as the impact the internet has had -both positively and negatively- on our ability to flourish as human beings.
Notes23 cm.Norbert Wiener's vision : the impact of the "automatic age" on our moral lives / Terrell Ward Bynum -- Beyond copyright : a moral investigation of intellectual property protection in cyberspace / Richard A. Spinello -- Virtual virtues : reflections on academic integrity in the age of the Internet / Lawrence M. Hinman -- Enter here - at your own risk : the moral dangers of cyberporn / Susan Dwyer -- Trust in cyberspace / John Weckert -- Should we let computers get under our skin? / James H. Moor -- Hackers and the contested ontology of cyberspace / Helen Nissenbaum -- Moral imperatives for life in an intercultural global village / Charles Ess -- Internet ethics : the constructionist values of Homo poieticus / Luciano Floridi, J.W. Sanders -- The impact of the Internet on our moral condition? Do we need a new framework of ethics? / Herman T. Tavani.Includes bibliographical references and index.Robert J. Cavalier. More Records: Show record informationBook
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