The state of computer ethics as a philosophical field of inquiry: Some contemporary perspectives, future projections, and current resources [Book Review]
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Ethics and Information Technology 3 (2):97-108 (2001)
The present article focusesupon three aspects of computer ethics as aphilosophical field: contemporary perspectives,future projections, and current resources.Several topics are covered, including variouscomputer ethics methodologies, the `uniqueness'of computer ethics questions, and speculationsabout the impact of globalization and theinternet. Also examined is the suggestion thatcomputer ethics may `disappear' in the future.Finally, there is a brief description ofcomputer ethics resources, such as journals,textbooks, conferences and associations.
|Keywords||conceptual muddles cyberethics disclosive computer ethics global information ethics internet ethics just consequentialism logical malleability mainstream computer ethics policy vacuums|
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