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Philosophy (PHIL)

Department of Philosophy Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PHIL 2104 [0.5 credit]

Computer Ethics

Philosophical foundations of computer ethics. The ethical impact of computerization on intellectual property rights, the right to privacy, and freedom of expression; ethical issues of risk management and reliability; professional codes. Ethical problems posed by specific technologies and research areas may also be included. Primarily intended for Computer Science students.
Precludes additional credit for PHIL 2106.
Prerequisite: a course in philosophy or second-year standing.
Lectures three hours a week.

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