Philosophy and Computing: An Introduction

Routledge (1999)
Abstract
This accessible book explores the development, history and future of Information and Communication Technology using examples from philosophy. Luciano Floridi offers both an introduction to these technologies and a philosophical analysis of the problems they pose. The book examines a wide range of areas of technology, including the digital revolution, the Web and Internet, Artificial Intelligence and CD-ROMS. We see how the relationship between philosophy and computing provokes many crucial philosophical questions. Ultimately, Philosophy and Computing outlines what the future philosophy of information will need to undertake.
Keywords Computer science Philosophy
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Call number QA76.167.F56 1999
ISBN(s) 0415180244   9780415180245
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Luciano Floridi (2005). Is Semantic Information Meaningful Data? Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 70 (2):351-370.
Luciano Floridi (2011). Children of the Fourth Revolution. Philosophy and Technology 24 (3):227-232.
Matthew P. Butcher (2009). At the Foundations of Information Justice. Ethics and Information Technology 11 (1):57-69.

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