Computer Ethics

Computer Ethics : United States Edition

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 227 x 229 x 11mm | 317g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130836990
  • 9780130836991

Table of contents

1. Introduction: Why Computer Ethics?

2. Philosophical Ethics.

3. Professional Ethics.

4. Ethics and the Internet I: Ethics Online.

5. Privacy.

6. Property Rights in Computer Software.

7. Accountability and Computer and Information Technology.

8. Ethics and the Internet II: Social Implications and Social Values.


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About Deborah G. Johnson

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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