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TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF INFORMATION

@inproceedings{Beavers2018TOTP,
  title={TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF INFORMATION},
  author={Anthony F. Beavers},
  year={2018}
}
The term “information” and its various meanings across several domains have spawned a growing research area in the discipline of philosophy known as the philosophy of information (PI). The following briefly outlines a taxonomy of the field addressing: 1) what is the philosophy of information; 2) what is information; 3) open problems in the philosophy of information; 4) paradoxes of information; 5) philosophy as the philosophy of information; 6) information metaphysics; and 7) information ethics… Expand

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