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Philosophy and Computing

An Introduction

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Philosophy and Computing by Luciano Floridi
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Philosophy and Computing explores each of the following areas of technology: the digital revolution; the computer; the Internet and the Web; CD-ROMs and Mulitmedia; databases, textbases, and hypertexts; Artificial Intelligence; the future of computing. Luciano Floridi shows us how the relationship between philosophy and computing provokes a wide range of philosophical questions: is there a philosophy of information? What can be achieved by a classic computer? How can we define complexity? What are the limits of quantam computers? Is the Internet an intellectual space or a polluted environment? What is the paradox in the Strong Artificial Intlligence program? Philosophy and Computing is essential reading for anyone wishing to fully understand both the development and history of information and communication technology as well as the philosophical issues it ultimately raises.
Release date NZ
September 16th, 1999
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
256
Dimensions
156x234x20
ISBN-13
9780415180245
Product ID
1875706

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