Philosophy (PHIL) - Digital Ethics

PHIL 2816  Digital Ethics


3 Hours, Lecture




Students examine ethical issues that have emerged in relation to digital technologies, such as: the meaning and value of privacy; the right to be forgotten; the power of search engines; the use of Big Data and Big Data analytics; equality and the “digital divide”; censorship and free speech online; the ethics of the online self, including questions of reification, catfishing; polarization and the internet; artificial intelligence; and the ethics of hacking and hacktivism.

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