Discussion: 1 hour
Summary of Course Content
I. Views of Technology
II. Philosophical Ethics
III. Technology and the Environment
IV. War and Other Threats to Human Existence
V. Privacy and Intellectual Property
VI. Responsibility and Professional Ethics
A reader assembled by Phillip Rogaway includes work by: Ian Barbour, Robert Heilbroner, Langdon Winner, John Lienhard, Neil Postman, Deborah Johnson, Hans Jonas, David Strong, Jared Diamond, Ruth Schwartz Cowan, Freeman Dyson, Marshal McLuhan, Thomas Friedman, Suketu Mehta, the UN IPCC, Garrett Hardin, Amory Lovins, Eric Markusen, Bill Joy, James Boyle, Richard Stallman, Cory Doctorow, Jeff Schmidt, and the ACM.
Potential Course Overlap
There is no significant overlap with any other course since the focus of this course is on ethical issues as they arise in the field of computer science. Engineering 190 is a related course on professional ethics and responsibility in engineering. .
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