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Author Floridi, Luciano, 1964-

Title Information : a very short introduction / Luciano Floridi.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.

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Physical description 1 online resource (xv, 130 pages) : illustrations
Series Very short introductions
Very short introductions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- List of illustrations -- List of tables -- Introduction -- The Information revolution -- The Language of information -- Mathematical information -- Semantic information -- Physical information -- Biological information -- Economic information -- The Ethics of information -- Epilogue: The Marriage of physis and techne -- References -- Index.
Summary Luciano Floridi unpacks this fundamental concept - what information is, how it is measured, its value and meaning - cutting across the sciences and humanities, from DNA to the Internet, and the ethical issues related to privacy, copyright and accessibility.
Subject Knowledge, Sociology of.
informatie
information
informatietheorie
information theory
informatiewetenschap
information science
kennis
knowledge
filosofie
philosophy
sociologie
sociology
Information and Society
Informatie en samenleving
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