Philosophy and information systems: where are we and where should we go?

  title={Philosophy and information systems: where are we and where should we go?},
  author={N. Hassan and J. Mingers and B. Stahl},
  journal={European Journal of Information Systems},
  pages={263 - 277}
  • N. Hassan, J. Mingers, B. Stahl
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • European Journal of Information Systems
  • All research is philosophy in action. A lack of attention to and understanding of philosophy can render research and its outcomes misleading or vacuous. Understanding philosophical questions, on the other hand, can help information systems (IS) researchers ensure their work is rigorous and insightful. It can also improve the quality of the work itself (Lee, 2004). These are strong statements. In this editorial of the special issue on philosophy and the future of IS, we develop arguments to… CONTINUE READING
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