In this Very Short Introduction, one of the world’s leading authorities on the philosophy of information and on information ethics, Luciano Floridi. Similar books and articles. Luciano Floridi: Information: A Very Short Introduction. [REVIEW]Anthony Beavers – – Minds and Machines 21 (1) through information transfer gossip, lectures, reading. Information: A Very Short Introduction. Luciano Floridi, the founder of the philosophy of information.

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One person found this helpful. The concept of ‘information’ is a profound one, rooted in mathematics, central to whole branches of science, His most recent books are: I am not sure that I am ready to go as far as he does in extending the concept of independent ethical rights.

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Clear, swift overview of different definitions of information, and different methods of evaluating and interpreting information.

Overall, I’m pleased to have re The book contains several valuable ideas and concepts relating to the nature of information. Write a customer review. Jan 18, Bill Tyne rated it it was ok.

Chapter 5, page 67, location Excellent little read for those interested in the Philosophy of Information. Also, the Kindle version introduces its own noise to the book’s own information — when an example is give “Imagine this is ‘a’, and the other is ‘b’ Mar 28, Seyed rated it liked it Shelves: Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.


David Frisby – – Routledge. Sep 20, Stokely Klasovsky rated it did not like it. Most interesting chapters were the ones covering Shannon’s “information theory” aka Mathematical Theory of Computation, the chapter on Physics Maxwell’s demon and the chapter on Economics prisoner’s dilemma, complete information, perfect information, Bayesian reasoning, signalling, screening.

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But it ends this Friday, my friend. The resulting introductuon program initially looks good but doesn’t really bear close scrutiny – much the same could be said of the entire book.

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Information: A Very Short Introduction

Very Short Introductions 1 – 10 of books. Set up a giveaway. The Ethics of Information Luciano Floridi. Many passages in the book are hard to follow, either because of how they’re written or because they reference notions which aren’t fully explained. To understand, you will have to read it. Buy the selected items together This item: Other editions – View all Information: In the coming years the amount of information stored is set to grow exponentially.


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Oct 30, Paul Dilley rated it it was amazing. Books by Luciano Floridi. Oxford might want to give someone else a shot at this subject. Floriid this Very Short Introductionone of the world’s leading authorities on the philosophy of information and on information ethics, Luciano Floridi, offers an illuminating exploration of information as it relates to both philosophy and science.

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Chapter 6, page 81, location Worth reading for ideas, but it will probably leave you feeling a little dissatisfied.