Computer Ethics

Computer Ethics

A Case-based Approach

Book - 2008
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Teaches students how to solve ethical dilemmas in the field of computing, taking a philosophical, rather than a legal, approach to the topic. It first examines the principles of Idealism, Realism, Pragmatism, Existentialism, and Philosophical Analysis, explaining how each of them might be adopted as a basis for solving computing dilemmas. The book then presents a worksheet of key questions to be used in solving dilemmas. Twenty-nine cases, drawn from the real-life experiences of computer professionals, are included in the book as a means to let students experiment with solving ethical dilemmas and identify the philosophical underpinnings of the solutions.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
ISBN: 9780521709149
0521709148
9780521882514
0521882516
Characteristics: xvii, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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