Robert A. Schultz (Woodbury University, USA)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 5
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-779-9.ch014


Writing this book was very much a learning process for me. I began with the idea that the theories of John Rawls might be able to illuminate ethical problems involving information technology. It soon became clear to me that approaching ethics through higher level principles like those of Rawls was the correct approach. Since ethical problems of IT confront us with new situations that can’t be handled in the same way as familiar cases, the only constant is the principles behind the cases.

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