Putting Information First: Luciano Floridi and the Philosophy of Information
May 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
- Contains eight essays by leading scholars, a reply by Luciano Floridi, and an epilogue by Terrell W. Bynum
- Explains the importance of philosophy of information as a specific way of doing philosophy
- Focuses directly on the work of Luciano Floridi in the area of philosophy of information, but also connects to contemporary concerns in philosophy more generally
- Illustrates several debates that arise from core themes in the philosophy of information
1 Putting Information First: Luciano Floridi and the Philosophy of Information (PATRICK ALLO).
2 The Value of Knowledge and the Pursuit of Survival (SHERRILYN ROUSH).
3 Knowledge Transmissibility and Pluralistic Ignorance: A First Stab (VINCENT F. HENDRICKS).
4 Meeting Floridi’s Challenge to Artificial Intelligence from the Knowledge-Game Test for Self-Consciousness (SELMER BRINGSJORD).
5 Information Without Truth (ANDREA SCARANTINO AND GUALTIERO PICCININI).
6 Information and Knowledge a la Floridi (FRED ADAMS).
7 Abstraction, Law, and Freedom in Computer Science (TIMOTHY COLBURN AND GARY SHUTE).
8 Structuralism and Information (OTA VIO BUENO).
9 Why Information Ethics Must Begin with Virtue Ethics (RICHARD VOLKMAN).
10 The Philosophy of Information: Ten Years Later (LUCIANO FLORIDI).
11 Philosophy in the Information Age (TERRELL WARD BYNUM).