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Philosophy (PHIL)

Department of Philosophy Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PHIL 2106 [0.5 credit]

Information Ethics

Ethical aspects of the influence of information technology on intellectual property rights, privacy, free speech, work and society. Also included are an introduction to philosophical ethics and discussions of moral responsibilities of IT professionals, codes of professional ethics, hacker ethics, viruses and software piracy.
Precludes additional credit for PHIL 2104.
Prerequisite: a course in philosophy or second-year standing.
Lectures three hours a week.

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