By Massimo Durante
This ebook offers a close dialogue of the theoretical and sensible implications of the swap pushed by way of ICTs. this sort of switch is usually even more profound than an emphasis on info expertise and society can seize, for not just does it result in moral and coverage vacuums that decision for a brand new knowing of ethics, politics and legislations, however it additionally “re-ontologizes reality”, as propounded by means of Luciano Floridi’s philosophy and ethics of knowledge. The informational flip is reworking our knowing of truth by way of not easy the traditional methods we've of brooding about our global and our identities when it comes to strong and enduring constructions and ideology. the data age we inhabit brings to of completion our self-understanding as informational platforms that produce, method, and alternate details with different informational structures, in an atmosphere that's itself made from info. the current quantity presents us with a greater figuring out of the normative nature and position of knowledge, aiding us to know the experience and volume to which informational assets function “constraining affordances” guiding our behaviours. It does so by means of delineating the history opposed to which we construct our ideals approximately truth, make judgements, and behave, via our interactions with a multi-agent process that's more and more depending on ICTs. The publication could be of curiosity to an unlimited viewers, starting from details technologists, ethicists, coverage makers, social and felony students, and all these keen to include the next 3 tenets: we build our global and ourselves informationally; by way of developing our international and ourselves we thereby realize our limits; it truly is accurately those limits that make us develop into human beings.
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Ethics, Law and the Politics of Information: A Guide to the Philosophy of Luciano Floridi (The International Library of Ethics, Law and Technology) by Massimo Durante