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Ethics for the Information Age is appropriate for any standalone Computers and Society or Computer Ethics course offered by a computer science, business, or philosophy department, as well as special modules in any advanced CS course. It is also appropriate for readers interested in computers and society or computer ethics. In an era where information technology changes constantly, a thoughtful response to these rapid changes requires a basic understanding of IT history, an awareness of current issues, and a familiarity with ethics. Ethics for the Information Ageis unique in its balanced coverage of ethical theories used to analyze problems encountered by computer professionals in today's environment. By presenting provocative issues such as social networking, government surveillance, and intellectual property from all points of view, this market-leading text challenges students to think critically and draw their own conclusions, which ultimately prepares them to become responsible, ethical users of future technologies. ¿ Teaching and Learning Experience This program presents a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It will help: Encourage Critical Thinking: A balanced, impartial approach to ethical issues avoids biased arguments, encouraging students to consider and analyze issues for themselves. Keep Your Course Current and Relevant: A thoughtful response to information technology requires an awareness of current information-technology-related issues. Support Learning: Resources are available to expand on the topics presented in the text.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Michael J. Quinn
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Release: 2014
File: 522 Pages
ISBN-13: 0133741621

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In an era where IT changes constantly, a thoughtful response to these rapid changes requires a basic understanding of IT history, an awareness of current issues, and a familiarity with ethics. This book provides an overview of ethical theories and problems encountered by computer professionals in today's environment.

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Genre: Computers and civilization
Author: Michael J. Quinn
Publisher: Pearson Education
Release: 2010
File: 543 Pages
ISBN-13: 0132134853

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Widely praised for its balanced treatment of computer ethics, Ethics for the Information Age offers a modern presentation of the moral controversies surrounding information technology. Topics such as privacy and intellectual property are explored through multiple ethical theories, encouraging readers to think critically about these issues and to make their own ethical decisions.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Michael Jay Quinn
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Release: 2006
File: 484 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015063278363

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This book is appropriate for any standalone Computers and Society or Computer Ethics course offered by a computer science, business, or philosophy department, as well as special modules in any advanced CS course. In an era where information technology changes constantly, a thoughtful response to these rapid changes requires a basic understanding of IT history, an awareness of current issues, and a familiarity with ethics. Ethics for the Information Age is unique in its balanced coverage of ethical theories used to analyze problems encountered by computer professionals in today’s environment. By presenting provocative issues such as social networking, government surveillance, and intellectual property from all points of view, this market-leading text challenges students to think critically and draw their own conclusions, which ultimately prepares them to become responsible, ethical users of future technologies. Teaching and Learning Experience This program presents a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It will help: Encourage Critical Thinking: A balanced, impartial approach to ethical issues avoids biased arguments, encouraging students to consider and analyze issues for themselves. Keep Your Course Current and Relevant: A thoughtful response to information technology requires an awareness of current information-technology-related issues. Support Learning: Resources are available to expand on the topics presented in the text.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Michael J. Quinn
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release: 2015-04-02
File: 552 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781292061900

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In an era where information technology changes constantly, a thoughtful response to these rapid changes requires a basic understanding of IT history, an awareness of current issues, and a familiarity with ethics. Ethics for the Information Age is unique in its balanced coverage of ethical theories used to analyse problems encountered by computer professionals in today's environment. By presenting provocative issues such as social networking, government surveillance, and intellectual property from all points of view, this market-leading text challenges students to think critically and draw their own conclusions, which ultimately prepares them to become responsible, ethical users of future technologies.

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Genre: Computers and civilization
Author: Michael J. Quinn
Publisher:
Release: 2014-11-07
File: 552 Pages
ISBN-13: 1292061235

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NOTE: This loose-leaf, three-hole punched version of the textbook gives you the flexibility to take only what you need to class and add your own notes - all at an affordable price. For loose-leaf editions that include MyLab(tm) or Mastering(tm), several versions may exist for each title and registrations are not transferable. You may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use MyLab or Mastering products. For courses in computer ethics. The New Normal: Evaluating Social and Ethical Concerns in the Information Age In our age of unparalleled technological advancement, it is important that we address the social and ethical considerations that these advances engender. Ethics for the Information Age seeks to do exactly that, proposing a thoughtful approach that considers not only the short-term benefits of a piece of technology, but what the possible long-term effects could be, as well. Such an approach requires a solid grounding in ethics and logic, an understanding of the history of technology, and a familiarity with current and cutting edge information technologies and their related issues. The 8th Edition has been updated considerably, notably in the inclusion of a new appendix, Appendix B, which focuses on common logical fallacies and structuring local arguments, and material relating to a multitude of emergent information technology developments and controversies. This title is also available digitally as a standalone Pearson eText. This option gives students affordable access to learning materials, so they come to class ready to succeed.

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Author: Michael J. Quinn
Publisher: Pearson
Release: 2019-04-23
File: 608 Pages
ISBN-13: 0135218012

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The New Normal: Evaluating Social and Ethical Concerns in the Information Age New technologies have brought us many benefits, but they have also raised many social and ethical concerns. The authors view in Ethics for the Information Age is that we ought to approach every new technology in a thoughtful manner, considering not just its short-term benefits, but also how its long-term use will affect our lives. A thoughtful response to information technology requires a basic understanding of its history, an awareness of current information-technology- related issues, and a familiarity with ethics. In the Seventh Edition, Quinn provides an impartial look at the problems technology both solves and creates. As in previous editions, he presents information in a manner that leads you to arrive at your own conclusions on crucial ethics questions. Weaving in a vital dose of IT history, the new topics keep the book relevant and can function as either a sole reference or a supplemental guide for computer ethics courses.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Michael J. Quinn
Publisher: Pearson
Release: 2016-02-19
File: 544 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780134296616

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This book is appropriate for any standalone “computers and society” or “computer ethics” course offered by a computer science, business, or philosophy department, as well as special "modules" in any advanced CS course. In an era where information technology changes constantly, a thoughtful response to these rapid changes requires a basic understanding of IT history, an awareness of current issues, and a familiarity with ethics. Ethics for the Information Age is unique in its balanced coverage of ethical theories used to analyze problems encountered by computer professionals in today’s environment. By presenting provocative issues such as social networking, government surveillance, and intellectual property from all points of view, this market-leading text challenges students to think critically and draw their own conclusions, which ultimately prepares them to become responsible, ethical users of future technologies.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Michael J. Quinn
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release: 2012-03-20
File: 544 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780133061758

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Genre: Information technology
Author: Effy Oz
Publisher: William C Brown Pub
Release: 1993-07
File: 51 Pages
ISBN-13: PSU:000048953917

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In this timely volume, Joel Rudinow and Anthony Graybosch have gathered together a set of readings that bridge the perceived gap between industrial age information systems--journalism and the mass media--and those emerging in the digital age of computers and networks. You'll find incisive essays in applied ethics from such writers as Ben Bagdikian, Sissela Bok, Noam Chomsky, the Dalai Lama, Nat Hentoff, Bill Joy, Sherry Turkle, and Catharine MacKinnon. Explore such contemporary issues as: professional ethics in the news, entertainment, and advertising; the ethics of popular mass media; information subterfuge and security; electronic privacy; Napster and intellectual property; personal identity and community in the age of virtual reality.

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Genre: Education
Author: Joel Rudinow
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 2002
File: 483 Pages
ISBN-13: 0155079565

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