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The Information Society and Its Philosophy: Introduction to the Special Issue on "The Philosophy of Information, its Nature and Future Developments"

TitleThe Information Society and Its Philosophy: Introduction to the Special Issue on "The Philosophy of Information, its Nature and Future Developments"
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsFloridi, L
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Pagination12
Publication Languageeng
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The article introduces the special issue dedicated to "The Philosophy of Information, its Nature and Future Developments". It outlines the origins of the information society and then briefly discusses the definition of the Philosophy of Information, the possibility of reconciling nature and technology, the informational turn as a fourth revolution (after Copernicus, Darwin and Freud) and the metaphysics of the infosphere.

URLhttp://www.philosophyofinformation.net/publications/pdf/tisip.pdf
Citation Key2495