Ethics in the Age of Information TechnologyFDA030, 2003HT
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To introduce ethical theories and methods. To present and analyse ethical issues related to computerisation and information technology. To present and analyse problems in research ethics.
Presentations, seminars and discussions.
Ethical theories and methods for analysing ethical arguments. The course focuses on ethical issues related to the use of information technology, like privacy, responsibility and decision support and ethical issues related to the use of Internet. Another focus is on research ethics. This includes cheating, rights and responsibilities of researchers, ethical issues related to publication and the confrontation of different systems of norms in applied research.
Beach, Doré, The Responsible Conduct of Research, Weinham: VCH, 1996.
Collste, Göran, ed, Ethics in the Age of Information Technology, Studies in Applied
Ethics, 7, Linköping, 2000 (Can be bought at the start of the course).
Johnson, Deborah, Computer Ethics, 3rd ed., Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2001.
Göran Collste and Bo Petersson, Centre for Applied Ethics. Erik Sandewall, IDA.
Seminar activity and written papers.
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