James h moor abstract theconcept of privacy is a widely accepted legal and moral notion but has uncertain legal and philosophical foundations outside organizations one of the features of computers is that circulation records can be even more restricted than the traditional paper records in a typical. Moor, james h (1979), are there decisions computers should never make, nature and system 1: 217-229 good articles to read in contrast to moor's paper: on whether computers can make better decisions than humans, see: heingartner , douglas (2006), maybe we should leave that up to the. How should the ethical problems presented by computer technology, information technology, information networks and the internet be approached groups have established some rules in the intervening years since maner's paper) and the logical malleability that james moor3 speaks of, ie, computers can be molded. Can cyberspace be just james moor [portions of this paper were presented at the conference for the design for values: ethical, social, and political dimensions of information technology held at princeton university, february 28 - march 1, 1998] the growth of computing and cyberspace in 1965 gordon e moore,. In 1985, that special issue – entitled computers and ethics – was published and it quickly became the widest-selling issue in the journal's history the lead article – and winner of the essay competition – was james moor's now-classic essay, “ what is computer ethics” where he described computer ethics like this: a typical.
James h moor is the daniel p stone professor of intellectual and moral philosophy at dartmouth college he earned his phd in 1972 from indiana university moor's 1985 paper entitled what is computer ethics established him as one of the pioneering theoreticians in the field of computer ethics he has also written. Moor's definition computer ethics is a feild concerned with policy vacuums and conceptual muddles policy vacuums: how computer technology should be used james moor said “i believe that computers are special technology and ina simulating paper on the cruelty of really teaching computer science” (1989. Reason, relativity, and responsibility in computer ethics james h moor dartmouth college, hanover, nh, usa [email protected] this paper was original& presented as a keynote address at ethicorap96 in madrid, spain searching for ethics in the global village as computing becomes more prevalent,.
[an earlier version of this paper appeared in science and engineering ethics, volume 2, number 2 (april like james moor, i believe computers are computer ethics level three we should study computer ethics because the advance of computing technology will continue to create temporary policy vacuums long-term. James moor of dartmouth college, hanover with expertise in philosophy of science, applied philosophy, ethics is on researchgate this essay provides a critique of mainstream computer ethics and argues for the importance of a complementary approach called disclosive computer ethics, which is concerned with the. James h moor department of philosophy, dartmouth college, nh, usa e-mail: [email protected] abstract computer and information ethics, as well as other consequentialism a practical and theoretically sound approach to ethical problems of computer and information this paper takes a few steps.
A very short history of computer ethics american philosophical association newsletter on philosophy and computers: 163-165, summer 2000 2 george gilder telecosm: how infinite bandwidth will revolutionize our world the free press, new york, 2000 3 james h moor what is computer ethics. 3 james h moor, ''the future of computer ethics: you ain't seen nothin' yet,'' ethics and information technology 32 (2001) james h moor 112 technological development and technological revolution (toasters vs computers) which is a central distinction of the model in this paper distinguishing the power stage. Moor food for thought: five key issues in computer ethics erica l neely a introduction almost thirty years ago, james moor (1985) wrote “what is computer ethics”, arguing for the moor mentions a number of examples in his paper, displaying an uncanny prescience for predicting many of the live issues we face today.