Contemporary Issues In Ethics And Information Technology

Contemporary Issues In Ethics And Information Technology

by Robert A. Schutlz
ISBN-10:
1591407796
ISBN-13:
9781591407799
Pub. Date:
06/20/2011
Publisher:
IGI Global

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Contemporary Issues In Ethics And Information Technology

Information technology has produced new ethical challenges and concerns in dealing with issues about privacy, security, piracy and professional ethics. Contemporary Issues in Ethics and Information Technology discusses these issues as well as other important ethical issues such as the outsourcing of high-level jobs and the value of IT itself. The main framework for ethical problems used in Contemporary Issues in Ethics and Information Technology is derived from the work of the late philosopher John Rawls. Rawls' contribution to ethics was a theory of justice rooted in the social contract theory of the Declaration of Independence and the U. S. Constitution. The author's discussion of the value of IT also builds on the views of the philosopher, Martin Heidegger, on modern technology as an independent force in human existence with its own point-of-view. This book provides guidance for IT professionals and users for practical ethical problems.

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ISBN-13: 9781591407799
Publisher: IGI Global
Publication date: 06/20/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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