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Computer Ethics - 3rd edition

Computer Ethics (ISBN10: 0130836990; ISBN13: 9780130836991)
ISBN13: 978-0130836991
ISBN10: 0130836990

Summary: 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 w morehile also exposing the student to alternative ethical stances.


  • NEW--Update on technological changes.
  • Introduces students to the growth and integration of the Internet.
  • NEW--On-line ethics.--Two new chapters on Internet ethics.
  • Provides students with a balanced view of accountability, hacker ethics and civil behavior.
  • NEW--Social implications and social values are addressed.
  • Focuses students' attention on the relationship between technology and social change, and values and technology.
  • NEW--Focus on global issues and systems of trust.
  • Introduces students to the digital divide and freedom of expression issues.
  • Background in philosophical ethics.
  • Offers students grounding in the topic.
  • Short scenarios begin each chapter.
  • Involves students in the topic quickly and solidifies subject matter.
  • Study questions.
  • Helps students identify and absorb important ideas and points.
  • Suggested further reading.
  • Provides students with resources for additional research.
  • Current ethical issues analyzed.
  • Helps students identify the new and old in computer ethics less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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