The Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics

The Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics

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This handbook provides an accessible overview of the most important issues in information and computer ethics. It covers: foundational issues and methodological frameworks; theoretical issues affecting property, privacy, anonymity, and security; professional issues and the information-related professions; responsibility issues and risk assessment; regulatory issues and challenges; access and equity issues. Each chapter explains and evaluates the central positions and arguments on the respective issues, and ends with a bibliography that identifies the most important supplements available on the topic.Just as important to the birth and growth of a discipline is cooperation among aa€œ critical massa€ of scholars, as well as the creation of courses to ... This concluding section of the present essay describes some milestones in that important aspect of the history of computer ethics. ... a€œready-made audiencea€ of enthusiastic computer science and philosophy scholars. ... In 1987, for example, the Research Center on Computing aamp; Society (RCCS, see rccs/) atanbsp;...

Title:The Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics
Author:Kenneth E. Himma, Herman T. Tavani
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-06-09


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