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Technology, Ethics of: Overview. Overview.

Chapter


Abstract


  • This article explores the domain of ethical analysis of technologies. It begins with a brief account of the term 'technology,' followed by a summary of the ways in which 'ethics' is interpreted as it relates to new technologies. It then discusses two key themes in the ethics technology - risk and responsibility - before concluding with a discussion of one particularly challenging set of technological developments that raises ethical issues that cut across many areas of human endeavor.

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Braunack-Mayer, A. J., Street, J. M., & Palmer, N. (2012). Technology, Ethics of: Overview. Overview.. In Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics (pp. 321-327). doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-373932-2.00027-2

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9780123739322

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85055574027

Web Of Science Accession Number


Book Title


  • Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics

Start Page


  • 321

End Page


  • 327

Abstract


  • This article explores the domain of ethical analysis of technologies. It begins with a brief account of the term 'technology,' followed by a summary of the ways in which 'ethics' is interpreted as it relates to new technologies. It then discusses two key themes in the ethics technology - risk and responsibility - before concluding with a discussion of one particularly challenging set of technological developments that raises ethical issues that cut across many areas of human endeavor.

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Braunack-Mayer, A. J., Street, J. M., & Palmer, N. (2012). Technology, Ethics of: Overview. Overview.. In Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics (pp. 321-327). doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-373932-2.00027-2

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9780123739322

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85055574027

Web Of Science Accession Number


Book Title


  • Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics

Start Page


  • 321

End Page


  • 327