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Information and design: book symposium on Luciano Floridi's The Logic of Information

Tim Gorichanaz, Jonathan Furner, Lai Ma, David Bawden, Lyn Robinson, Dominic Dixon, Ken Herold, Sille Obelitz Søe, Betsy Van der Veer Martens, Luciano Floridi
2020 Journal of Documentation  
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to review and discuss Luciano Floridi's 2019 book The Logic of Information: A Theory of Philosophy as Conceptual Design, the latest instalment in his philosophy of  ...  Design/methodology/approach Nine scholars with research interests in philosophy and LIS read and responded to the book, raising critical and heuristic questions in the spirit of scholarly dialogue.  ...  The opportunity to work on the nature and scope of semantic capital was offered by the kind invitation to give the inaugural keynote of a new series of "Digital Lectures", organized by The National Archives  ... 
doi:10.1108/jd-10-2019-0200 fatcat:ja5avwmbezcgjm3fohliyzb4fm

Thinking otherwise: Ethics, technology and other subjects

David J. Gunkel
2007 Ethics and Information Technology  
The first part investigates the exclusive anthropocentrism of traditional forms of moral thinking and, following the example of recent innovations in animal rights philosophy, questions the mechanisms  ...  Ethics is ordinarily understood as being concerned with questions of responsibility for and in the face of an other.  ...  Like Sparrow's ''Android Ethics,'' Luciano Floridi's ''Information Ethics'' is formulated in response to questions concerning the proper limits of moral consideration.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10676-007-9137-3 fatcat:zsnbsms6ujfrpdsrdkabutac74

Still Minding the Gap? Reflecting on Transitions between Concepts of Information in Varied Domains

Bawden, Robinson
2020 Information  
A selective literature review is used to update a 2013 article on bridging the gaps between conceptions of information in different domains, including material from the physical and biological sciences  ...  This conceptual paper, a contribution to the tenth anniversary Special Issue of Information, gives a cross-disciplinary review of general and unified theories of information.  ...  Information and Design: Book Symposium on Luciano 539 Floridi's 'The Logic of Information'. Journal of Documentation, 2020, in press. 540 541 51 Burgin, M.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info11020071 fatcat:4d7fnqwjn5gcfb272icqeoloze

Information ethics for and from Africa

Rafael Capurro
2008 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
who provided me with information about FAIFE, Winston Tabb, who provided me with information about CLM, and Tuula Haavisto for her advice on post-WSIS advocacy.  ...  beim Deutschen Bundestag, Berlin, Germany), and Jo-hannes Britz (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Acknowledgements I gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Susanne Seidelin and Stuart Hamilton,  ...  One should not forget that information resources such as rare manuscripts or books published in the South are integral parts of the people's lives and traditions, so the books and manuscripts should if  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20850 fatcat:unn5xrnkm5ahddz7jx6jf2qxva

Erratum to: Book Symposium on Peter Paul Verbeek's Moralizing Technology: Understanding and Designing the Morality of Things. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011

Evan Selinger, Don Ihde, Ibo van de Poel, Martin Peterson, Peter-Paul Verbeek
2012 Philosophy & Technology  
For example, to evoke the "fourth revolution" is to conjure Luciano Floridi's views on how the social integration of new technologies can alter experiences and conceptions of reality.  ...  the Morality of Things (2011), can be construed as the logical sequel to his first book, What Things Do: Philosophical Reflections on Technology, Agency, and Design (2005) .  ...  Without any doubt, Sigmund Freud would have tremendously enjoyed the current discussion about the moral significance of technology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13347-011-0058-z fatcat:pqnvoxgctrdjtdxaz6l4lnqbju

When 'the Difference That Makes a Difference' Makes a Difference: A Bottom-Up Approach to the Study of Information

David Chapman, Magnus Ramage
2021 Information  
The concept of information is foundational to many disciplines yet also problematic and contested.  ...  This article finishes by illustrating and testing the assertions against an information case study of a team of medical experts disseminating information to the general public about the COVID-19 virus.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info12020077 fatcat:uov5nx4gwzc5dkb62vn2tsi6yq

Confronting the Moral Dimensions of Technology Through Mediation Theory

Evan Selinger
2011 Philosophy & Technology  
For example, to evoke the "fourth revolution" is to conjure Luciano Floridi's views on how the social integration of new technologies can alter experiences and conceptions of reality.  ...  the Morality of Things (2011), can be construed as the logical sequel to his first book, What Things Do: Philosophical Reflections on Technology, Agency, and Design (2005) .  ...  Without any doubt, Sigmund Freud would have tremendously enjoyed the current discussion about the moral significance of technology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13347-011-0054-3 fatcat:b6n46dl54fe4ropmk4o4y55mba

A privacy framework for secondary use of medical data

Jennifer Heath
2013 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS): Social Implications of Wearable Computing and Augmediated Reality in Everyday Life  
The importance of establishing a conceptual or logical design independent of, and prior to, physical design is a core principle of information systems analysis and design as discussed in the Introduction  ...  Luciano Floridi (2005) proposed an ontological theory of informational privacy based on information ethics.  ... 
doi:10.1109/istas.2013.6613116 dblp:conf/istas/Heath13 fatcat:i7zxlvegtfayjn2p7gu7gag4va

Informational Ontology: The Meaning of Gilbert Simondon's Concept of Individuation

Andrew Iliadis
2013
This article limits itself by focusing on three aspects of Simondon's philosophy of information.  ...  The French philosopher Gilbert Simondon was the first true philosopher of information, yet he remains relatively unknown outside of his native France.  ...  His Master's thesis on Boolean algebra and what he called a "logic machine" would lay the foundations for the design of computer circuits.  ... 
doi:10.7275/r59884xw fatcat:z5p44zey7zhi5omfspl5tdwd6e

The Prospect of Moral Artificial Agents [article]

Jun Kyung You
1900 unpublished
"Moral competence in social robots," p.35 Luciano Floridi, who is the initiator of what he calls Information Ethics (IE), presents a metaphysical system based on information 77 that is perhaps most  ...  "Integrating robot ethics and machine morality: the study and design of moral competence in robots," Ethics and Information Technology. (4). p.246 In designing a scientific framework for use in understanding  ... 
doi:10.21985/n2n48t fatcat:6gbq5gaf2za4lpwl2ybmmx23qi

The Blind Elephant. A Reply to Claudio Gnoli's Comments

Michael Kleineberg
2014 unpublished
The truly remarkable thing about Floridi's (2011, 25) Philosophy of Information is his notion of an "informational turn".  ...  designated as the archaic, magical, mythical, mental, and integral.  ... 
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