David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Ethics and Information Technology 1 (1):53-60 (1999)
This article shows how common morality can be helpful in clarifying the discussion of ethical issues that arise in computing. Since common morality does not always provide unique answers to moral questions, not all such issues can be resolved, however common morality does provide a clear answer to the question whether one can illegally copy software for a friend.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
David M. Douglas (2011). The Social Disutility of Software Ownership. Science and Engineering Ethics 17 (3):485-502.
Patrick Lee Plaisance (2013). Virtue Ethics and Digital 'Flourishing': An Application of Philippa Foot to Life Online. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 28 (2):91-102.
Similar books and articles
David DeGrazia (2003). Common Morality, Coherence, and the Principles of Biomedical Ethics. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 13 (3):219-230.
Ronald A. Lindsay (2009). Bioethics Policies and the Compass of Common Morality. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 30 (1):31-43.
Mark G. Kuczewski (2009). The Common Morality in Communitarian Thought: Reflective Consensus in Public Policy. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 30 (1):45-54.
Leigh Turner (2003). Zones of Consensus and Zones of Conflict: Questioning the "Common Morality" Presumption in Bioethics. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 13 (3):193-218.
Ronald A. Lindsay (2005). Slaves, Embryos, and Nonhuman Animals: Moral Status and the Limitations of Common Morality Theory. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 15 (4):323-346.
K. A. Wallace (2009). Common Morality and Moral Reform. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 30 (1):55-68.
Bernard Gert (2004/2007). Common Morality: Deciding What to Do. Oxford University Press.
John D. Arras (2009). The Hedgehog and the Borg: Common Morality in Bioethics. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 30 (1):11-30.
Carson Strong (2008). Justifying Group-Specific Common Morality. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 29 (1):1-15.
Andrew Alexandra & Seumas Miller (2009). Ethical Theory, “Common Morality,” and Professional Obligations. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 30 (1):69-80.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads26 ( #73,202 of 1,158,025 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #37,960 of 1,158,025 )
How can I increase my downloads?