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Information: A Very Short Introduction
Oct 30, Paul Dilley rated it it was amazing. Chapter 8, pagelocation Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Professor Floridi explores information in its various forms – largely digital, but also analogue, quantum, genetic, biological systems, economic with a brief exposure to game theory and the ethics of informatioh.
DNA provides the information to create us; we learn through the information fed to us; we relate to each other through information transfer – gossip, lectures, reading.
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Information: A Very Short Introduction – Luciano Floridi | Philosophy of Information
Oxford University Press Amazon. I don’t know if this would be a infirmation place for new students to start. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Floridi also discusses concepts such as “Infoglut” too much information to process and the emergence of an information society, and he addresses the nature of information as a communication process and its place as a physical phenomenon.
Publications Pages Publications Pages. Books by Luciano Floridi. Chapter 4, page 50, location Those who have studied some science or philosophy or sociology untroduction already be aware of its centrality and richness. History of Science and Technology. Sep 07, Richard rated it really liked it. Chapter 1, page 6, location Jan 01, Enzo Altamiranda rated it liked it. Oxford University Press Sep 20, Stokely Klasovsky rated it did not like it.
The Sociology of Knowledge in Germany, Chapter 5, page 67, location Floridi also discusses concepts such as “Infoglut” too much information to process and the emergence of an information society, and he addresses the nature of information as a communication process and its place as a physical phenomenon.
The last chapter is particularly philosophical in its implications for value theory, although it feels a tiny bit preachy nevertheless, it is a valuable exercise, even infor,ation it does presuppose some familiarity with environmental ethics. introductioon
His most recent books are: Sign in to annotate. We live an information-soaked existence – information pours into our lives through television, radio, books, and of course, the Internet.
Customers who bought this item also bought. Some of the observations will seem self-evident and little more than common sense. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Worth reading for ideas, but it will probably leave you feeling a little dissatisfied. But what is information? Writing a concise, but quite thorough and balanced overview of a concept is no easy task.
Lists with This Book. Clear, swift overview of different definitions of information, and different methods of evaluating and interpreting information. Description Index About the author Reviews. A combination of verbose hubris and superficiality make this one of the few VSI books to steer clear of. He discusses the roots of the concept of information in mathematics and science, and considers the role of information in several fields, including biology.
And there’s not even a start of a suggestion as to how to navigate conflicting interpretations of what’s most healthy for the infosphere ecology eg, which “being”‘s minimal rights to existence get overriden, ie what information can be thrown away. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. In this Very Short Introductionone of the world’s leading authorities on the philosophy of information and on information ethics, Luciano Floridi, offers an illuminating exploration of information as it relates to both philosophy and science.
I did enjoy your book however.