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When we think of ethics, in all its senses, we assume that we are addressing the essential characteristic that distinguishes human beings from nonhuman beings. I believe, according with many philosophers, that what really differentiates man, and that is at the root of his unavoidable ethical dimension, is not his rationality reason but his freedom. Such freedom is under many types of restrictions, but it exists, and therefore, it may be practiced. Without freedom, we cannot talk about ethics, but about biological or social historical determinism, and we could not talk about responsibility either, and consequently, ethics. Such responsibility is seen, according to Ricoeur , directly in immediate short interpersonal relationships, or indirectly, in last relationships i.
Olcott Jr. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal, 12 2. The purpose of this paper is to provide a global analysis and a synthesis of emerging ethical issues, situations, and questions that face educators using digital technologies. The authors offer a conceptual framework centered on the Ethical Context Continuum ECC that integrates how society, culture, values, and technology are perceived by people and create ethical choices that consider the potential harm, benefits or both to individuals and groups. A summary of emerging ethical issue areas is discussed and recommendations are offered for adapting global best practices and lessons learned at the local level in Catalonia.
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Information Technology specifies to the components that are used to store, fetch and manipulate the information at the minimum level with the server having an operating system. Information Technology have a wide area of applications in education, business, health, industries, banking sector and scientific research at a large level. With the leading advancement in information technology, it is necessary to have the knowledge of security issues, privacy issues and main negative impacts of IT. To deal with these issues in IT society it is important to find out the ethical issues.
Information and Communication Technologies ICTs have penetrated during the last 20 years all human activities everywhere on the Earth. Humanity has entered into the information age, virtual reality and even virtual worlds have been crated. The basic ethical questions stay as they have always been: How are we to live? What are we to be?
Computer ethics is a part of practical philosophy concerned with how computing professionals should make decisions regarding professional and social conduct. Maner noticed ethical concerns that were brought up during his Medical Ethics course at Old Dominion University became more complex and difficult when the use of technology and computers became involved.
That is why, the purpose of this article is to identify information technology impacts as ethical issues on society especially its individuals. Its economic and social benefits hardly need explanation. Laws and regulations are closely tied to ethical concerns. Case studies are also available on Internet Ethics.. For permission to reprint cases, submit requests to ethics scu. Ethical codes also prevent users from introducing malicious software, such as viruses, to computer systems. Companies that are more concerned with the ethical implications of technology may be predisposed to think about potential ethical challenges in general.
Educating for professionalism in ICT: Is learning ethics professional development? This paper considers professionalism as the product of a process; a status that can be achieved and justified by completing a series of activities. It does not attempt to explain what professionalism is, rather, it explains what the Australian Computer Society ACS deems professionals should know and be capable of doing.
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