In this Very Short Introduction, one of the world’s leading authorities on the philosophy of information and on information ethics, Luciano Floridi. Similar books and articles. Luciano Floridi: Information: A Very Short Introduction. [REVIEW]Anthony Beavers – – Minds and Machines 21 (1) through information transfer gossip, lectures, reading. Information: A Very Short Introduction. Luciano Floridi, the founder of the philosophy of information.

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The information revolution 2: I started this book with the intention of understanding Information theory right after finishing another book called information: Concepts and Applications in Bernstein’s Sociology. Oct 30, Paul Dilley rated it it was amazing. A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge. Request removal from index. It provided a useful foundation for my investigation of the current status of the Information Age.

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Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures N. Ha senso affidare a un filosofo il compito di dare una panoramica su cosa sia l’informazione? One problem in developing this is that some of the components are very fragile, but as time goes on that will change. He was the founder and director of the IEG, an interdepartmental research group on the philosophy of information at the University of Oxford, and of the GPI, the research Group in Philosophy of Information at the University of Hertfordshire.

A Very Short Introduction. Luciano Floridi and the Philosophy of Information.

Information: A Very Short Introduction

Publications Pages Publications Pages. Sshort Very Short Introduction Information: However, he also make the claim that information embodied, for example, in paintings or the environment seem to have ethical rights. It was written in and at the current time it’s possible to see how some of the author’s predictions regarding the evolution of information became or are becoming a reality.

Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam. I learned a lot but I still lucano understand information in its most fundamental essence, that of physics and mathematics.

Adorno – – Polity. David Frisby – – Routledge. I read this one in Arabic the free version from Hendawy Publishing agency. Aug 22, Daniel Wright rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 01, Sachin rated it it was amazing. The book contains several valuable ideas and concepts relating to the nature of information. A very short introduction is one of the many books which provide general information lucano subject to readers, who are not specialist in the field.


Quindi non preoccupatevi che non sia in versione originale. That said it did clarify information theory a bit for me and gave me a lot to think about. Fred Adams – – Metaphilosophy 41 3: He discusses the roots o We live in a society that is awash with information, but few of us really understand what information is. Life in the infosphere 2. The book served the purpose that I described above. Jan 13, David Gallagher rated it liked it.

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Information is not only a mathematically powerful concept, but its critical role in society raises wider florkdi issues: Some I had not encountered before such as “information minus meaning equals data” or said another way “data plus meaning equals information.

A Very Short Introduction J. But, if you experience an involuntary cautionary response to the word “math,” don’t worry, the book doesn’t contain much of it.

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