Readership: Readers interested in the impact of information technology, popular philosophy, and popular science and mathematics.
Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford
Luciano Floridi is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, and Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford. Among his recognitions, he has been appointed the Gauss Professor by the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen, and is recipient of the APA's Barwise Prize, the IACAP's Covey Award, and the INSEIT's Weizenbaum Award. He is an AISB and BCS Fellow, Editor in Chief of Philosophy & Technology and of the Synthese Library, and was Chairman of EU Commission's 'Onlife' research group. His most recent books are: The Ethics of
Information (OUP, 2013), The Philosophy of Information (OUP, 2011), Information: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2010), and The Cambridge Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics (CUP, 2010).
"searing studyNon-alarmist and very, very smart" - Barbara Keiser, Nature
"Fascinating stuff." - Douglas Heaven, New Scientist
List of figures
2: Space: Infosphere
3: Identity: Onlife
4: Self-Understanding: The Four Revolutions
5: Privacy: Informational Friction
6: Intelligence: Inscribing the World
7: Agency: Enveloping the World
8: Politics: The Rise of the Multi-Agent System
9: Environment: The Digital Gambit
10: Ethics: E-nvironmentalism