Evolving Issues Surrounding Technoethics and Society in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

  • Rocci Luppicini
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  • ISBN-10: 1466661232
  • ISBN-13: 9781466661233
  • DDC: 170
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 349 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The advancement of technologies in the 20th century has radically transformed the interconnectedness of humans, science, and technology within an evolving society. Evolving Issues Surrounding Technoethics and Society in the Digital Age serves as an interdisciplinary base of scholarly contributions on the subject of technoethics, a field that deals with current and future problems that arise at the intersection of science, technological innovation, and human life and society. This premiere reference work leverages ethical analysis, risk analysis, technology evaluation, and the combination of ethical and technological analyses within a variety of real life decision-making contexts, appealing to scholars and technology experts working in new areas of technology research where social and ethical issues emerge.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Human and Social Aspects of Technology (AHSAT) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Ethical Boundaries of Humans and Robots.
1: Redefining the Boundaries of Humanity and the Human Body: From Homo Sapiens to Homo Technicus.
2: The Relevance of Value Theory for the Ethical Discussion of Human Enhancement.
3: Personal Liability and Human Free Will in the Background of Emerging Neuroethical Issues: Some Remarks Arising from Recent Case Law up to 2013.
4: Artificial Ethics: A Common Way for Human and Artificial Moral Agents and an Emergent Technoethical Field.
5: Of Robots and Simulacra: The Dark Side of Social Robots.
6: Technoethics: Nature and Cases.
Un/Ethical Waves in Cyberspace.
7: Sacrificing Credibility for Sleaze: Mainstream Media's Use of Tabloidization.
8: Internet Companies and the Great Firewall of China: Google's Choices.
9: The Legal Challenges of the Information Revolution and the Principle of “Privacy by Design”.
10: Gambling with Laws and Ethics in Cyberspace.
11: A Study of Cyber Crime and Perpetration of Cyber Crime in India.
New Waves in Cyberspace.
12: Ethics, Media, and Reasoning: Systems and Applications.
13: Antinomies of Values under Conditions of Information Age.
14: Shaping Digital Democracy in the United States: My.barackobama.com and Participatory Democracy.
15: Ethics for eLearning: Two Sides of the Ethical Coin.
16: Privacy vs. Security: Smart Dust and Human Extinction.
Related References.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.