David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Techne 14 (2):103-123 (2010)
As we become more and more involved with digital technologies on a daily basis, we are in need of a model to make sense of what we do with and “in” them. Here we analyze the use of digital media by way of a collecting paradigm, since our online activities – centered on selecting, accumulating, organizing, and showing – strongly resemble the practice of collectors. In the first part of the paper, we outline the main traits of collecting practices, and discuss relevant online practices in the light of these traits, thereby tracing the contours of an online “collecting culture.” In the second part, we list the possible underlying causes and motivations for collecting, and investigate how far these explanations also apply to online activity, so offering a preliminary framework for the further study of online practices
|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
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Anne-Marie Bowery (2006). Creating Community in the Philosophy Classroom. Teaching Philosophy 29 (1):1-21.
Mark Deuze & Daphna Yeshua (2001). Online Journalists Face New Ethical Dilemmas: Lessons From the Netherlands. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 16 (4):273 – 292.
Matteo Turilli, Antonino Vaccaro & Mariarosaria Taddeo (2010). The Case of Online Trust. Knowledge, Technology and Policy 23 (3-4):333-345.
Rafael Capurro & Christoph Pingel (2002). Ethical Issues of Online Communication Research. Ethics and Information Technology 4 (3):189-194.
Phyllis Mauch Messenger (ed.) (1999). The Ethics of Collecting Cultural Property: Whose Culture? Whose Property? Alburquerque : University of New Mexico Press.
Catherine Adams Max van Manen (2009). The Phenomenology of Space in Writing Online. Educational Philosophy and Theory 41 (1):10-21.
Isabelle Sabau (2006). Teaching Philosophy Online. The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 4:123-128.
Shelley Hales (2004). Collecting the Collectors V. Nørskov: Greek Vases in New Contexts. The Collecting and Trading of Greek Vases—an Aspect of the Modern Reception of Antiquity . Pp. 407, Ills. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2002. Cased. Isbn: 87-7288-886-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 54 (01):232-.
Mei-Fang Chen & Ya-Hui Yen (2011). Costs and Utilities Perspective of Consumers' Intentions to Engage in Online Music Sharing: Consumers' Knowledge Matters. Ethics and Behavior 21 (4):283 - 300.
Piotr Boltuc (2008). Online Philosophy. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 52:11-16.
Soraj Hongladarom (2011). Personal Identity and the Self in the Online and Offline World. Minds and Machines 21 (4):533-548.
Daniel Rubinstein (2008). Life More Photographic; Mapping the Networked Image. photographies 1 (1):9-28.
David A. Booth (2006). Money as Tool, Money as Resource: The Biology of Collecting Items for Their Own Sake. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (2):180-181.
Alexei M. Marcoux (2003). Snipers, Stalkers, and Nibblers: Online Auction Business Ethics. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 46 (2):163 - 173.
Irene Pollach (2011). Online Privacy as a Corporate Social Responsibility: An Empirical Study. Business Ethics 20 (1):88-102.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads8 ( #187,474 of 1,413,400 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #67,314 of 1,413,400 )
How can I increase my downloads?