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  1. Richard Volkman (2013). Collective Intelligence and Ethical Individualism. Acm Sigcas Computers and Society 43 (1):36-46.
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  2. Richard Volkman (2010). Commodification and Privacy: A Lockean Perspective. [REVIEW] HEC Forum 22 (3):179-195.
    This paper defends the thesis that privacy as a right is derived from fundamental rights to life, liberty, and property and does not permit restricting the commodification of bodily material; however, privacy as life, liberty, property does require conventions that ensure a robust and just market in bodily material. The analysis proceeds by defending a general commitment to liberty and markets, but not in the manner one might expect from a ‘doctrinaire’ libertarian. Ethical concerns about commodification are legitimate in the (...)
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  3. Richard Volkman (2010). Why Information Ethics Must Begin with Virtue Ethics. Metaphilosophy 41 (3):380-401.
    Abstract: The information ethics (IE) of Floridi and Sanders is evaluated here in the light of an alternative in virtue ethics that is antifoundationalist, particularist, and relativist in contrast to Floridi's foundationalist, impartialist, and universalist commitments. Drawing from disparate traditional sources like Aristotle, Nietzsche, and Emerson, as well as contemporary advocates of virtue ethics like Nussbaum, Foot, and Williams, the essay shows that the central contentions of IE, including especially the principle of ontological equality, must either express commitments grounded in (...)
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  4. Richard Volkman (2006). Dynamic Traditions: Why Globalization Does Not Mean Homogenization. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 4 (3):145-154.
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  5. Richard Volkman (2003). Privacy as Life, Liberty, Property. Ethics and Information Technology 5 (4):199-210.
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