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Morality in a technological world

Lorenzo Magnani

Morality in a technological world

knowledge as duty

by Lorenzo Magnani

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Ethics, Modern -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLorenzo Magnani.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ59 .M34 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17551397M
    ISBN 109780521877695
    LC Control Number2006100081

    “Morality in a Technological World is a deftly argued and insightful exploration of the interconnections among morally significant kinds of change—technological, epistemic, and ontological. It is a highly valuable original contribution to agent-centered resource .   The pace is, I think, significantly different. We went from having no World Wide Web to a full-blown World Wide Web in 20 or 25 years — that’s astonishing when you consider how much the Author: Sean Illing.

      Thus, Curry’s morality-as-cooperation theory depicts human morality as fully continuous with social cooperation in other animals, a point is made more clearly in a separate book : Connor Wood. This book takes the reader out onto the cutting edge of research in scientific and technological thinking. The editors advocate a multiple-method approach; chapters include detailed case studies of contemporary and historical practices, experiments, computational .

    That's why, in addition to self-knowledge and book learning, solid spiritual connection and guidance is so important, if we are going to learn to use our technological advances to truly benefit humanity. NEWS FLASH FOR MEMBERS, BOTH NEW (WELCOME!) AND LOYAL (THANKS!): THE AUDIO AND VIDEO PRESENCE OF THE SITE IS FINALLY GETTING OFF THE GROUND. Bringing morality into the natural world makes it amenable to scientific study, and Harris's book complements the work that behavior analysts have done with respect to questions of morality. The behavior-analytic approach to values and morals has its origin with Skinner, who suggested that things that individuals call good are reinforcing, and Cited by: 1.


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"Morality in a Technological World is a deftly argued and insightful exploration of the interconnections among morally significant kinds of change-technological, epistemic, and ontological. It is a highly valuable original contribution to agent-centered resource-based analyses of human behavior and to moral theory.".

Review of the hardback:'[Morality in a Technological World] is a masterpiece. It is completely innovative. It will change argumentation in several branches of cognitive science forever.' Michael Leyton - Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Rutgers UniversityCited by: The Paperback of the Morality in a Technological World: Knowledge as Duty by Lorenzo Magnani at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Get this from a library. Morality in a technological world: knowledge as duty. [Lorenzo Magnani] -- The technological advances of contemporary society have outpaced our moral understanding of the problems that they create.

How will we deal with profound ecological changes, human cloning, hybrid. Former media executive and business consultant Eden Collinsworth explores the fluid lines of morality in her book, Behaving Badly: The New Morality in Politics, Sex, and Business.

Brave New World, novel by Aldous Morality in a technological world book, published in The book presents a nightmarish vision of a future society.

Plot summary. Brave New World is set in ce, which the novel identifies as the year AF AF stands for “after Ford,” as Henry Ford’s assembly line is revered as god-like; this era began when Ford introduced his Model novel examines a futuristic society.

Morality in a Technological World - by Lorenzo Magnani August We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. Distributed Morality in a Technological World Knowledge as Duty 1 Lorenzo MAGNANI University of Pavia, ITALY Sun Yat-sen University, Ghaungzhou, P.

CHINA Keywords: moral mediators, technology, knowledge as duty, commodification, globalization. Abstract: This paper aims at presenting a concise treatment of some key themes of my recent book. Before turning to this book’s central theme of regarding knowledge as duty, it is useful to think about how knowledge can affect an entity’s moral status.

In addition to women, many other kinds of entities – both living - Morality in a Technological World: Knowledge as Duty. Cambridge University Press. More a handbook for living a successful life, rather than a philosophy book, this volume helps readers develop the ability to easily discern the relationship between ethics and technology and to operate ethically and effectively in a technological by: 2.

Book Review Morality in a Technological World: Knowledge as Duty Lorenzo Magnani, Cambridge U. Press, SHAWN H.E. HARMON2 Many of us will be familiar with the Kantian imperative that we must act only on that maxim through which we can at the. PDF | The technological advances of contemporary society have outpaced our moral understanding of the problems that they create.

How will we deal with | Find, read and cite all the research you Author: Lorenzo Magnani. Morality in the Technological World, when he suggests that it would be ethically advisable to treat human beings as things.

The starting point of Magnani’s work is easily : Bernd Carsten Stahl. Cambridge University Press - MORALITY IN A TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD - by Lorenzo Magnani Index Index.

abduction. action-based. and active perception. and anomalies. and conscious will. and consilience. and construals. and deduction and induction. Aldous Huxley's book Brave New World foresees a world in which technological advances have obliterated morality and freedom.

John Feinberg and Paul Feinberg, in the first edition of Ethics for a Brave New World, noted how Huxley landed frighteningly close to the truth. Their book responded to ethical crises such as abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, and genetic engineering by 4/5(2).

This book reflects academically on important and relevant natural scientific disciplines, important technologies and related media to determine and communicate the moral issues and challenges within those specific fields of study, and how to deal with them morally and from a multidimensional South African context.

It aims to add scientific, technological and ethical value, locally and globally. Moralizing Technology offers exactly that: an in-depth study of the ethical dilemmas and moral issues surrounding the interaction of humans and technology.

Drawing from Heidegger and Foucault, as well as from philosophers of technology such as Don Ihde and Bruno Latour, Peter-Paul Verbeek locates morality not just in the human users of. Morality in a Technological World: Knowledge as Duty transmission of information, and less emphasis on labour as the source of value.

Within this approach to the management of information, Morality in a Technological World has a very western philosophical. Some kinds of problems can be solved in two ways: a moral solution and/or a technological solution.

Take global warming. If we wanted to reduce global warming we could either change our technology – which is very carbon intensive – or change our behavior – which is very carbon intensive. For example, cars only burn.

Tools of trust: In Steven Pinkers book How the Mind Works he mentions technologies of trust. “Money, written contracts, ‘mechanical cheater detectors’ such as ‘cash register tapes, punch clocks, train tickets, receipts, accounting ledgers’, handcu.

Lorenzo Magnani (born ), is an Italian philosopher who teaches philosophy of science in the Department of Humanities, Philosophy Section, at the University of Pavia, where he is full professor and directs the Computational Philosophy Laboratory.

Recently he has been (/) visiting professor at the Sun Yat-sen University in China. In the event of the 50th anniversary of the re.Moralizing Technology offers exactly that: an in-depth study of the ethical dilemmas and moral issues surrounding the interaction of humans and technology.

Drawing from Heidegger and Foucault, as well as from philosophers of technology such as Don Ihde and Bruno Latour, Peter-Paul Verbeek locates morality not just in the human users of technology but in the interaction between us and our machines.A very interesting book.

I appreciate the many quotations and the idea that morality can be a tool to restore western civilization against its enemies i.e. individualism (Putnam, Rajan) and post-truth in a world dominated by tech corps that have an antropological impact on the human nature (Harari), A book to read repeatedly, to learn new lessons.