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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Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. DNA provides the information to create us; we learn through the information fed to us; we relate to each other through information transfer – gossip, lectures, reading. The dicussion of information ethics is a case introductkon point: In this Very Short Introductionone of the veru 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.


For those unfamiliar with its precise meaning and wide applicability as a philosophical concept, ‘information’ may seem a bland or mundane topic. At the moment people are quite distrustful of information that is stored about but a The book I read to evry this post was Information A Very Short Introduction by Luciano Floridi which is a very good book which I bought from kindle.

Read more Read less. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: A concept with potential that fell flat in the execution. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. For the record, I’ve communicated these errors to Professor Floridi. Floridi’s writing is so packed with parentheticals and non-specific examples that the actual information contained in the book is, ironically, incredibly hard to get to.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Those who have studied some science or philosophy or sociology will already be aware of its centrality and richness. What is Shannon Information? Social Epistemology, Misc in Epistemology categorize this paper. In the coming years the amount of information stored is set to grow exponentially. I did enjoy your book howev Luciano Floridi you miserable man you made my Fridays a hell because I had to write an abstract of your book’s chapters for school every Friday.

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Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Information is not only a mathematically powerful concept, but its critical role in society raises wider ethical issues: But it ends this Friday, my friend. Feb 22, Rob Kitchin rated it really liked it.

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