Computer Ethics: Mapping the Foundationalist Debate

  title={Computer Ethics: Mapping the Foundationalist Debate},
  author={Jeff W. Sanders},
The paper provides a critical analysis of the debate on the foundations of Computer Ethics (CE). Starting from a discussion of Moor’s classic interpretation of the need for CE caused by a policy and conceptual vacuum, five positions in the literature are identified and discussed: the “no resolution approach”, according to which CE can have no foundation; the professional approach, according to which CE is solely a professional ethics; the radical approach, according to which CE deals with… CONTINUE READING
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