Technoethics and the Evolving Knowledge Society: Ethical Issues in Technological Design, Research, Development, and Innovation

Technoethics and the Evolving Knowledge Society: Ethical Issues in Technological Design, Research, Development, and Innovation

Rocci Luppicini (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Indexed In: PsycINFO®
Release Date: January, 2010|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 323
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-952-6
ISBN13: 9781605669526|ISBN10: 1605669520|EISBN13: 9781605669533
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Description:

Recently, there has been a major push to rediscover the ethical dimension of technology across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Technoethics and the Evolving Knowledge Society: Ethical Issues in Technological Design, Research, Development, and Innovation examines human processes and practices connected to technology embedded within social, political, and moral spheres of life. This innovative publication engages readers in critical debates connected to the ethical dimensions of a technological society through insightful examinations, theories, and research findings not covered by any other text to date.

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

  • Computer and engineering ethics
  • Educational technoethics
  • Ethics of technology
  • Foundations of technoethics
  • Knowledge Society
  • Reproductive technologies and genetic research
  • Technoethics and the Internet
  • Technoethics for health and medicine
  • Technoethics for science and engineering
  • Technoethics for social study and society
  • Technoethics in military research
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This book serves a vital function in helping to offer explanations and engage the reader in critical debates connected to the ethical dimensions of technology in society. It helps readers from multiple fields and disciplines engage with ethical dilemmas posing serious challenges for researchers and practitioners affected by technology.

– Rocci Luppicini, University of Ottawa, Canada
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Rocci Luppicini is the Immediate Past Director (Arts), Tri-Faculty Graduate E-Business Technologies (EBT) Program and an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Technoethics(2010-2020) and a leading expert in Technology Studies (TS) and Technoethics. Main research areas include: Ethical dilemmas with new technology (media ethics, cybercrime, hacking, cyber espionage, cyberbullying), Digital Transformation (digital aesthetics, online communities, technofeminism, social media, e-trust, social responsibility), Identity and Technology (human-computer interaction, e-identity management, human enhancement, post-human society, social robotics, cyberculture), Educational Technology (program planning and development, distance education, blended education, instructional design, technology integration) and Organizational Studies (systems theory, virtual organizations, organizational communications, organizational change, socio-technical change).
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