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Information technology and moral philosophy

Information technology and moral philosophy

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information technology -- Moral and ethical aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Jeroen van den Hoven, John Weckert.
    ContributionsHoven, Jeroen van den., Weckert, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT58.5 .I53745 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23140309M
    ISBN 109780521855495
    LC Control Number2007016850

    She believes that &#;new technologies often call upon us to extend ordinary moral and legal rules to novel situations created by use of the new technology.&#; The author is a professor of philosophy. Her book, one of the first on the subject, is divided into six . Using our moral and technical imaginations to create responsible innovations: theory, method, and applications for value sensitive design. Implantable medical devices and human dignity. Private and secure access to information. Engineering projects that transform the Earth. Multigenerational information systems for international justice.

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    Reviewed by Matthew Goldstein, Instructor (tenured), Peralta Community College District on 12/27/ Comprehensiveness rating: 4 see less. The textbook offers an effective survey of meta-ethical theory, and it presents remarkably clear summaries of the major ideas of many of the thinkers whose work has contributed to the development of moral philosophy.4/5(2). Collective Responsibility and Information and Communication Technology. Seumas Miller - - In M. J. van den Joven & J. Weckert (eds.), Information Technology and Moral Philosophy. Cambridge University Press. pp.


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Information technology is an integral part of the practices and institutions of post-industrial society. It is also a source of hard moral questions and thus is both a probing and relevant area for moral theory.

Information technology is an integral part of the practices and institutions of post-industrial society. It is also a source of hard moral questions and thus is both a probing and relevant area for moral theory.

In this volume, an international team of philosophers shed light on many of the ethical issues arising from information by:   The focus on technology and human relationships increases ethical imperatives because what is done, how it is done and what the intended (and sometimes unintended) outcomes are must be carefully examined.

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It is also a source of hard moral questions and thus is both a probing and relevant area for moral theory. In this volume, an international team of philosophers sheds light on many of the ethical issues arising from information technology, including informational privacy, digital divide and Reviews: 1.

Information technology ethics is the study of the ethical issues arising out of the use and development of electronic technologies.

Its goal is to identify and formulate answers to questions about the moral basis of individual responsibilities and actions, as well as the moral underpinnings of public policy. / 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. / 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. Information Technology and Moral Philosophy Jeroen van den Hoven, John Weckert This book gives an in-depth philosophical analysis of moral problems to which information technology gives rise, for example, problems related to privacy, intellectual property, responsibility, friendship, and trust, with contributions from many of the best-known.

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It is also a source of hard moral ques-tions and thus is both a probing and a relevant area for moral theory. In this volume, an international team of philosophers sheds light on many of the. Jeroen van den Hoven is Professor of Moral Philosophy at Delft University of Technology.

He is editor-in-chief of Ethics and Information Technology, a member of the IST Advisory Group of the European Community in Brussels, scientific director of the 3TU Centre for Ethics and Technology in the Netherlands, and co-author, with Dean Cocking, of /5(6).

"I see Evil Online as in the same tradition as Hannah Arendt’s crucially important book The Banality of Evil, which attempted to explain and characterize the behaviour of apparently ‘ordinary’ people – rather than probable psychopaths like Himmler – in the Cocking and van den Hoven note, whether their idea of a moral fog is a development of the banality thesis or /5(5).

Next book. Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life by Albert Borgmann, a philosopher who studied briefly under Heidegger.

It was published and is definitely one of the foundational texts in philosophy of technology. Its chief contribution was to bring the focus on quality of life into the analysis. Ethics and Information Technology is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the dialogue between moral philosophy and the field of information and communication technology (ICT).

The journal aims to foster and promote reflection and analysis which is intended to make a constructive contribution to answering the ethical, social and. Information philosophy locates the fundamental source of all values not in humanity ("man the measure"), not in bioethics ("life the ultimate good"), but in the origin and evolution of information in the cosmos.

Information philosophy is an idealistic philosophy, a process philosophy, and a systematic philosophy, the first in many decades. Moral Methodology and Information Technology.

Jeroen van den Hoven PhD. Professor of Moral Philosophy Scientific Director member. Delft University of Technology, Netherlands. Search for more papers by this author. Ethics and Information Technology, 13, 2, (69), ().

Crossref Cited by: Philosophy & Technology. a book symposium, a special issue or a focused debate, are invited to contact the Assistant Editor for further information. and the Philosophy of Technology Beyond the Empirical Turn Authors. Alberto Romele; Content type: Research Article Published: 23 March Is Big Data the New Stethoscope.

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A definition of Ethics is "moral principles that govern a person or group's behavior". In other words, doing what the law requires, and rules for distinguishing between right and wrong.

Also, ethics may have much to do with one's religious beliefs.Globalization, Technology, and Philosophy; David Tabachnick Rather than focusing on political, economic, or social manifestations of technology and globalization, this book examines these related phenomena from a philosophical perspective.

Prominent thinkers from philosophy, sociology, and political science reflect on a variety of important Cited by: 5.Mark Coeckelbergh (born ) is a Belgian philosopher of is Professor of Philosophy of Media and Technology at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Vienna and former President of the Society for Philosophy and Technology.

He was previously Professor of Technology and Social Responsibility at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK, Managing Director of the 3TU Born: