Morality and Machines

Stacey L Edgar

  • 出版商: Jones and Bartlett
  • 出版日期: 2002-05-15
  • 售價: $3,030
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$2,879
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 522
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0763717673
  • ISBN-13: 9780763717674
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Morality and Machines, Second Edition examines the moral issues that emerge from the influence of computers and technology on society today.  The text provides an ethical foundation upon which readers can develop informed opinions about software piracy, computer crimes, artificial intelligence and more.  With in-depth analysis of current moral and social problems, this text is an ideal resource for readers interested in philosophy, technological sciences, and computer ethics

Table of Contents


PART I: Ethical Foundations
Chapter 1. Ethical Decision Making
Chapter 2. Is Ethics Possible?
Chapter 3. The Search for a Basis for Ethics 

PART II: Ethics Applied to a Computerized World
Chapter 4. Software Piracy, Property, and Protection
Chapter 5. Computer Crime
Chapter 6. Computer Intruders, Viruses and All That
Chapter 7. Privacy
Chapter 8. Errors and Reliability
Chapter 9. The Computer World of Work
Chapter 10. Responsibility, Liability, and Professional Ethics
Chapter 11. Computers, the Government, and the Military
Chapter 12. The Artificial Intelligentsia and Virtual Worlds 

Appendix A: Paper #1 - Computer Ethics
Appendix B: ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
Appendix C: IEEE Code of Ethics