Course

Current Issues in Ethics II

Description

Ethics of Information Technology

This class will explore some of the key ethical questions raised by current developments in Information Technologies. Possible topics include: copyright, privacy, free speech, commerce and politics. Particular attention will be devoted to a systematic consideration of the relationship(s) between online privacy and autonomy, and the socio-political implications of reduced anonymity in the virtual environment. We may also address the ethicality of hacking, viruses, and pirated software.

Credits

3

Language

en

Faculty

Philosophy

Professor

Wesley Furlotte

Course code

DPHY 2668

Room number

219

Academic year

2016-17

Semester

Winter

Level

Undergraduate

Time

Monday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm