Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice

Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice

Rocci Luppicini (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: February, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 379
ISBN13: 9781466629318|ISBN10: 1466629312|EISBN13: 9781466629325|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2931-8

Description

Our social, educational, professional, and political ethics play a significant role in every aspect of our life. As technology continues to influence our society, these principles needs to be valued.

Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice highlights the innovations and developments in the ethical features of technology in society. This comprehensive collection brings together research in the areas of computer, engineering, and biotechnical ethics. These theoretical studies and innovative methodologies are essential for researchers, practitioners and philosophers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital divide
  • Educational technoethics
  • Environmental technoethics
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Research Ethics
  • Technoethical Assessment and Evaluation
  • Technoethics and society

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Rocci Luppicini is an associate professor in the Department of Communication with a cross-appointment to the Institute for Science, Society, and Policy (ISSP) at the University of Ottawa (Canada). He is a social scientist and philosopher of technology who pursues work at the intersection of communication, technology (media), ethics, decision-making, and policy. He acts as the Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Technoethics and has published over 25 peer reviewed articles and has authored and edited over a dozen books including, the Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications (2008), the Handbook of Research on Technoethics: Volume I &II (with R. Adell) (2009), Technoethics and the Evolving Knowledge Society: Ethical Issues in Technological Design, Research, Development, and Innovation (2010), Ethical Impact of Technological Advancements and Applications in Society (2012), and Moral, Ethical, and Social Dilemmas in the Age of Technology: Theories and Practice (2013), His edited work, the Handbook of Research on Technoself: Identity in a Technological Society: Vol I &II (2013) provides the first comprehensive reference work in the English language on human enhancement and identity within an evolving technological society.

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