Luciano Floridi’s Philosophy of Technology

Critical Reflections


ISBN: 978-94-007-4291-8 (Print) 978-94-007-4292-5 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Information Ethics and The Method of Levels of Abstraction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      Floridi’s Information Ethics as Macro-ethics and Info-computational Agent-Based Models

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-41

      Artificial Agents, Cloud Computing, and Quantum Computing: Applying Floridi’s Method of Levels of Abstraction

    4. Chapter

      Pages 43-63

      Levels of Abstraction and Morality

    5. Chapter

      Pages 65-81

      The Homo Poieticus and the Bridge Between Physis and Techne

  3. The Information Revolution and Alternative Categorizations of Technological Advancements

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

    2. Chapter

      Pages 85-103

      In the Beginning Was the Word and Then Four Revolutions in the History of Information

    3. Chapter

      Pages 105-122

      I Mean It! (And I Cannot Help It): Cognition and (Semantic) Information

  4. Applications: Education, Internet and Information Science

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

    2. Chapter

      Pages 125-150

      What Happens to Infoteachers and Infostudents After the Information Turn?

    3. Chapter

      Pages 151-167

      Content Net Neutrality – A Critique

    4. Chapter

      Pages 169-187

      Information Science and Philosophy of Information: Approaches and Differences

  5. Epistemic and Ontic Aspects of the Philosophy of Information

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

    2. Chapter

      Pages 191-200

      Skepticism and Information

    3. Chapter

      Pages 201-222

      Levels of Abstraction; Levels of Reality

    4. Chapter

      Pages 223-241

      The Floridian Notion of the Information Object

  6. Part 5

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 243-243

    2. Chapter

      Pages 245-271

      The Road to the Philosophy of Information

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 273-274