CyberPhilosophy: The Intersection of Philosophy and Computing

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James H. Moor, Terrell Ward Bynum
Wiley, Jan 10, 2003 - Science - 320 pages
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This cutting edge volume provides an overview of the dynamic new field of cyberphilosophy – the intersection of philosophy and computing.

  • Offers an overview of the latest developments in the dynamic new field of cyberphilosophy.
  • Shows how computing is influencing all major areas of philosophy, and vice versa.
  • Comprises a selection of newly written articles by international scholars.
  • Articles are organised around five standard philosophical themes – minds, agency, reality, communication and ethics.
  • Can be used alongside its sister volume, The Digital Phoenix as the basis for a course.

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About the author (2003)

James H. Moor is Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College. He developed early computer programs to teach symbolic logic and is the co-author of ‘The Logic Book' (1998). He has been Chair of the American Philosophical Association Committee on Philosophy and Computing and a Fellow at the Harvard Information Infrastructure Project. He is co-editor of the journal Minds and Machines and a member of the editorial board for the journal Ethics and Information Technology. He is currently President of the Society for Machines and Mentality.

Terrell Ward Bynum is Director of the Research Center on Computing and Society at Southern Connecticut State University. He has been Chair of the Committee on Professional Ethics of the Association for Computing Machinery and Chair of the Committee on Philosophy and Computing of the American Philosophical Association. For 25 years, he was Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Metaphilosophy. His previous publications include books, articles, video programs and CD-ROMs in applied philosophy, philosophical psychology, artificial intelligence, philosophy of mathematics, metaphilosophy and the teaching of philosophy.

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