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The Logic of Information

A Theory of Philosophy as Conceptual Design

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The Logic of Information by Luciano Floridi
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Luciano Floridi presents an innovative approach to philosophy, conceived as conceptual design. He explores how we make, transform, refine, and improve the objects of our knowledge. His starting point is that reality provides the data, to be understood as constraining affordances, and we transform them into information, like semantic engines. From there, Floridi articulates and defends the innovative thesis that knowledge is design and philosophy is the ultimate form of conceptual design.

Author Biography

Luciano Floridi is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, where he directs the Digital Ethics Lab of the Oxford Internet Institute and is Professorial Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. He is also Turing Fellow and Chair of the Data Ethics Group of the Alan Turing Institute. He is a world-renowned expert in digital ethics, the philosophy of technology, and the philosophy of information.
Release date NZ
March 14th, 2019
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
272
Dimensions
164x240x22
ISBN-13
9780198833635
Product ID
29794203

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