In this Very Short Introduction, one of the world’s leading authorities on the philosophy of information and on information ethics, Luciano Floridi. Similar books and articles. Luciano Floridi: Information: A Very Short Introduction. [REVIEW]Anthony Beavers – – Minds and Machines 21 (1) through information transfer gossip, lectures, reading. Information: A Very Short Introduction. Luciano Floridi, the founder of the philosophy of information.
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Although I consider this a worthwhile book, it is spoilt by many typographical errors. Return to Book Page. Another idea is having computers that will be hard wired to do certain things. Chapter 4, page 56, location An Introduction to Behavioral Epigenetics. Professor Floridi explores information in its various forms – largely digital, but also analogue, quantum, genetic, biological systems, economic with a brief exposure to game theory and the ethics of information. Social Epistemology, Misc in Epistemology categorize this paper.
Information: A Very Short Introduction
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Jan 03, Thea Boodhoo rated it liked it. Highly recommended to those who want to make sense informaiton today. Very confusing and not at all well written. To ask other readers questions about Informationplease sign up.
Perhaps more important, he explores information’s meaning and value, and ends by considering the broader social and ethical issues relating to information, including problems surrounding shory, privacy, ownership, copyright, and open source.
Ha senso affidare a un filosofo il compito di dare una panoramica su cosa sia l’informazione?
Very Short Introductions online. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the ahort contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam. Cataloging the World Alex Wright. The Philosophy of Information Luciano Floridi. In this Very Short Introductionone of the world’s leading authorities on the philosophy of information and on information ethics, Luciano Floridi, offers an illuminating exploration of information as it relates to both philosophy and science.
This book finally explained why the word ‘information’ has different meanings, none of which are very clear.
Want to Read saving…. I’m currently studying Luciano’s PI module at the University of Hertfordshire and this introductory book served as a great starter to the course. Luciano Floridi – – Erkenntnis 74 2: Sign in to annotate.
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Semantic Information and the Network Theory of Account. Necessarily brief given the format innformation still clearly illustrated with examples. Philosophy as Conceptual Engineering. This book is just an introduction to the topic of information storage and is selective in what it covers. He ends by considering the ethics of information, including issues of ownership, privacy, and accessibility; copyright and open source.
The Informational Nature of Personal Identity. The biology of information 6. The New Sociology of Knowledge. In this Very Short Introductionone of the world’s leading authorities on the philosophy of information and on information ethics, Luciano Floridi, offers an illuminating exploration of information as it relates to both philosophy and science.
While most of the book is a summary of others’ work, at the end Floridi does contribute his own concept of “information ethics”, in which the entire “infosphere” is viewed as an ecology that subsumes all information and information-processors, including humans called “inforgs”within it. I decided to explore the Information Age with 3 books. On the other hand the definitions of data and information are probably the clearest I’ve seen.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. But, if you experience an involuntary cautionary response to the word “math,” don’t worry, the book doesn’t contain much of it. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. However, I was a little bit surprised by the parallelism of the way they explained the subject and the application of the theory.
Chapter 6, page 81, location Altogether a great read, especially considering that infkrmation of the chapters are conceptually independent enough to serve as a quick reference guide for big ideas. Chapter 4, page 50, location Jan 01, Sachin rated it it was amazing.
History of Science and Technology. Prices are subject to change without notice. But it did make me informatio of the herculean efforts of, for example, Jason Scott with his Archive Team and textfiles. The concept of ‘information’ is a profound one, rooted in mathematics, central to whole branches of science, yet with implications on every aspect of our everyday lives: Here are 17 I found: