Computer Ethics

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Prentice Hall, 2001 - Computers - 240 pages

For one-semester courses in Computer Ethics, Applied Ethics, Computers, Ethics and Society, Ethics and Information Systems, Computers and Society, or Social Effects of Technology.

Written in clear, accessible prose, this text brings together philosophy, law, and technology. Provide a rigorous, in-depth exploration and analysis of a broad range of topics regarding the ethical implications of widespread use of computer technology. The approach is normative while also exposing the student to alternative ethical stances.

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Why Computer Ethics?
Philosophical Ethics
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DEBORAH G. JOHNSON received the ACM SIGCAS 2000 Making A Difference Award for her "significant contribution in providing the philosophical foundation for Computer Ethics." She is a Professor of Philosophy in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she is also Director of the Program in Philosophy, Science, and Technology.

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