Knowledge, Technology & Policy 23 (1-2):149-161 (2010)

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In my paper I will focus my attention on some philosophical aspects of the Information Ethics displayed by Luciano Floridi. Floridi’s Information Ethics has the methodological merit of providing the interpretation of the Informational Turn with a solid philosophical basis, the roots of which deserve a careful investigation. In this perspective, I will analyse a key question, which is essential not only from a theoretical but also from a practical (moral, political and legal) point of view, i.e. whether or not Floridi’s construction of information is consistent with a pluralistic conception of Being
Keywords Ontological pluralism  Information ethics  Equality principle  Informativeness  Data  Evil  Being  Goodness  Moral respect
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DOI 10.1007/s12130-010-9105-9
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Information Ethics, its Nature and Scope.Luciano Floridi - 2006 - Acm Sigcas Computers and Society 36 (2):21-36.

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