Information technology and moral philosophy

TitleInformation technology and moral philosophy
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2008
Authorsvan den Hoven, J, Weckert, J
Paginationxi, 415 p.
PublisherCambridge University Press
Place PublishedCambridge ; New York
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0521855497 (hardback)
Accession Number7952713
Keywordsinformation
AbstractThis anthology includes eighteen essays looking at the moral problems to which our expanding use of information technologies gives rise to, including issues of provacy, intellectual property, responsibility, friendship, and trust. Includes: Norbert Wiener and the rise of information ethics / Terrell Ward Bynum -- Why we need better ethics for emerging technologies / James H. Moor -- Information ethics : its nature and scope / Luciano Floridi -- The transformation of the public sphere : political authority, communicative freedom, and Internet publics / James Bohman -- Democracy and the Internet / Cass R. Sunstein -- The social epistemology of blogging / Alvin I. Goldman -- Plural selves and relational identity : intimacy and privacy online / Dean Cocking -- Identity and information technology / Steve Matthews -- Trust, reliance, and the Internet / Philip Pettit -- Esteem, identifiability, and the Internet / Geoffrey Brennan and Philip Pettit -- Culture and global networks : hope for a global ethics? / Charles Ess -- Collective responsibility and information and communication technology / Seumas Miller -- Computers as surrogate agents / Deborah G. Johnson and Thomas M. Powers -- Moral philosophy, information technology, and copyright : the Grokster case / Wendy J. Gordon -- Information technology, privacy, and the protection of personal data / Jeroen van den Hoven -- Embodying values in technology : theory and practice / Mary Flanagan, Daniel C. Howe, and Helen Nissenbaum -- Information technology research ethics / Dag Elgesem -- Distributive justice and the value of information : a (broadly) Rawlsian approach / Jeroen van den Hoven and Emma Rooksby.
Notes2007016850GBA761808013810979edited by Jeroen van den Hoven, John Weckert.ill. ; 24 cm.Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-399) and index.Norbert Wiener and the rise of information ethics / Terrell Ward Bynum -- Why we need better ethics for emerging technologies / James H. Moor -- Information ethics : its nature and scope / Luciano Floridi -- The transformation of the public sphere : political authority, communicative freedom, and Internet publics / James Bohman -- Democracy and the Internet / Cass R. Sunstein -- The social epistemology of blogging / Alvin I. Goldman -- Plural selves and relational identity : intimacy and privacy online / Dean Cocking -- Identity and information technology / Steve Matthews -- Trust, reliance, and the Internet / Philip Pettit -- Esteem, identifiability, and the Internet / Geoffrey Brennan, Philip Pettit -- Culture and global networks : hope for a global ethics? / Charles Ess -- Collective responsibility and information and communication technology / Seumas Miller -- Computers as surrogate agents / Deborah G. Johnson, Thomas M. Powers -- Moral philosophy, information technology, and copyright : the Grokster case / Wendy J. Gordon -- Information technology, privacy, and the protection of personal data / Jeroen van den Hoven -- Embodying values in technology : theory and practice / Mary Flanagan, Daniel C. Howe, Helen Nissenbaum -- Information technology research ethics / Dag Elgesem -- Distributive justice and the value of information : a (broadly) Rawlsian approach / Jeroen van den Hoven, Emma Rooksby.
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