The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Computing and Information / Edition 1

The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Computing and Information / Edition 1

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by Luciano Floridi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631229191

ISBN-13: 9780631229193

Pub. Date: 10/27/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This Guide provides an ambitious state-of-the-art survey of the fundamental themes, problems, arguments and theories constituting the philosophy of computing.

  • A complete guide to the philosophy of computing and information.
  • Comprises 26 newly-written chapters by leading international experts.
  • Provides a complete, critical introduction to

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Overview

This Guide provides an ambitious state-of-the-art survey of the fundamental themes, problems, arguments and theories constituting the philosophy of computing.

  • A complete guide to the philosophy of computing and information.
  • Comprises 26 newly-written chapters by leading international experts.
  • Provides a complete, critical introduction to the field.
  • Each chapter combines careful scholarship with an engaging writing style.
  • Includes an exhaustive glossary of technical terms.
  • Ideal as a course text, but also of interest to researchers and general readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631229193
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/27/2003
Series:
Blackwell Philosophy Guides Series
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
6.78(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Preface
Introduction: What is the Philosophy of Computing and Information?
Pt. IFour Concepts
Pt. IIComputers in Society
Pt. IIIMind and AI
Pt. IVReal and Virtual Worlds
Pt. VLanguage and Knowledge
Pt. VILogic and Probability
Pt. VIIScience and Technology
Glossary of Technical Terms
Bibliography
Index

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