Computers and Ethics in the Cyberage

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D. Micah Hester, Paul Ford
Prentice Hall, 2001 - Computers - 498 pages

This anthology of essays, contributed and compiled by experts in a variety of fields, addresses both perspectives in the debate regarding the proliferation of computers in our lives. Topics ranges from privacy copyright and computer crime issues to the global impact of computers, online communities and virtual reality. For anyone interested in a broad-based interdisciplinary view of the ethical issues facing society in light of the computer's proliferation in our personal and professional lives.

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Contents

Section One Technology Computers and Values
1
Unique Ethical Problems in Information Technology
39
Chapter Two Computer Technologies as ValueLaden
57
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

D. Micah Hester is assistant professor of biomedical ethics and humanities at the Mercer University School of Medicine. His books include Community As Healing and On James .

Paul J. Ford is Associate Staff, Bioethics and Neurology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA.

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