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Practical ethics for a technological world

Paul A. Alcorn

Practical ethics for a technological world

by Paul A. Alcorn

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.,
  • Technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Applied ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-223) and index.

    StatementPaul A. Alcorn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ59 .P73 2001, BJ59 .P73 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18141894M
    ISBN 100136601928
    LC Control Number00022959

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      The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in , and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. The 21st century offers a dizzying array of new technological developments: robots smart enough to take white collar jobs, social media tools that manage our most important relationships, ordinary objects that track, record, analyze and share every detail of our daily lives, and biomedical techniques with the potential to transform and enhance human minds and bodies to an unprecedented degree.

      It would be difficult to deny the potential benefits of nanotechnology and stop development of research related to it since it has already begun to penetrate many different fields of research. However, nanotechnology can be developed using guidelines to insure that the technology does not become too potentially harmful. It’s important to pay careful attention to the title of Brian Brock’s superb Christian Ethics in a Technological Age. The book isn't merely a theological/ethical analysis of technology, though it includes ’s aim is broader, as he explores the shape of Christian morality in contemporary, technological society, and isolates the habits we must un-learn if we are to follow the.


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Description. For sophomore/senior-level courses in Principles of Ethics and Technology and Ethics. More a handbook for living a successful life, rather than a philosophy book, this text helps students develop the ability to easily discern the relationship between ethics and technology and to operate ethically and effectively in a technological world.

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Page numbers refer Practical ethics for a technological world book the 2 nd edition paperback. My own thoughts are in the footnotes. This document is about 16 pages long in print.

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