Morality and Machines: Perspectives on Computer Ethics

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2002 - Business & Economics - 522 pages
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Completely integrates moral theory with practical issues arising from the use of computer technology.
Offers a more complete and current discussion of the major issues in computer ethics such as privacy, software protection, artificial intelligence,
 

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Contents

Preface V
1
Endnotes
7
Ethical Decision Making
13
Chapter 8
27
Chapter 10
28
Is Ethics Possible?
33
Chapter 5
42
Chapter 9
50
Computer Matching
268
The Worst Scenario
274
The Importance of Privacy
281
Them
306
Responsibility Liability Law and Professional
375
Professional Ethics
383
Endnotes
391
Computers the Government
399

The Search for a Basis for Ethics
55
Conclusion
78
Chapter 12
88
PART TWO ETHICS APPLIED TO A COMPUTERIZED
97
Software Piracy
107
Computer Crime
167
Chapter 7
171
Observations
191
Long Essay Questions
197
Chapter 11
198
Computer Intruders Viruses and All That
201
Privacy
253
A National Computerized Criminal History System?
262
Big Government
400
Some Dissenting Voices
418
The Artificial Intelligensia
443
The Turing Test
447
Artificial Intelligence and Ethics
454
Virtual Worlds
460
Short Essay Questions
466
Appendix A
477
Appendix B
485
Organizational Leadership Imperatives
492
Index
507
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SUNY, Geneseo, New York

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