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Morality and machines : perspectives on computer ethics

"Morality and Machines, Second Edition examines the moral issues that emerge from the influence of computers and technology on society today. The text provides an ethical foundation upon which readers can develop informed opinions about software piracy, computer crimes, artificial intelligence, and more. With in-depth analysis of current moral and social problems, this text is an ideal resource for readers interested in philosophy, technological sciences, and computer ethics. Book jacket."--Jacket
Print Book, English, ©2003
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury, Mass., ©2003
xv, 522 pages ; 23 cm
9780763717674, 0763717673
Ethical decision making
Is ethics possible
The search for a basis for ethics
Software piracy, property, and protection
Computer crime
Computer intruders, viruses, and all that
Errors and reliability
The computer world of work
responsibility, liability, law, and professional ethics
Computers, the government, and the military
The artificial intelligensia and virtual worlds Online access