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International Journal of Technoethics (IJT) Volume 7, Issue 2

Book Description

The International Journal of Technoethics (IJT) advances scholarship on the impact of ethics in technological advances and applications, both in established areas (e.g. computer ethics, engineering ethics, and biotech ethics) and new areas of research (e.g. nanoethics, artificial morality, and neuroethics). As a semi-annual journal that publishes empirical research, theoretical studies, innovative methodologies, practical applications, case studies, and book reviews, IJT provides moral and ethical aspects of technology in society.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • The Technoethical Ethos of Technic Self-Determination
  • Ethical Dimensions of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Algorithms Versus Hive Minds: A Premonition of Democracy's Future
  • War 2.0: Drones, Distance and Death
  • Machine (Technology) Ethics: The Theoretical and Philosophical Paradigms
  • Ethics, Decision-Making, and Risk Communication in the Era of Terroredia: The Case of ISIL
  • A New Printing Revolution? 3D Printing as an Agent of Socio-Political Change

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. The Technoethical Ethos of Technic Self-Determination
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE WILL TOWARD SELF-DETERMINATION
    5. ESSENCE AS DISSENT
    6. OUR HUMANITY IS A FUCTION OF OUR CAPACITY FOR SELF-DETERMINATION
    7. ADDRESSING ANTICIPATED CRITIQUES: LIMITED TECHNOLOGICAL SELF-DETERMINATION AS NET-DISENFRANCHISEMENT?
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ENDNOTES
  5. Ethical Dimensions of Cosmetic Surgery
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. FOUR ETHICAL DIMENSIONS OF COSMETIC SURGERY
    3. REFERENCES
  6. Algorithms Versus Hive Minds:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. SURVEILLANCE SOCIETY AND RISE OF ALGORITHMS
    3. 2. THE HIVE- MIND AND DIGITAL UTOPIANISM
    4. 3. FROM DIGITAL UTOPIA TO THE “RULE BY NOBODY”
    5. REFERENCES
  7. War 2.0:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE ROLE OF THE INDIVIDUAL SOLDIER
    4. UNMANNED SYSTEMS: KILLING AT MAXIMUM RANGE
    5. THE EMOTIONAL WELLBEING OF THE WARFIGHTER
    6. A TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTION?
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
  8. Machine (Technology) Ethics:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TECHNOLOGY
    4. THE THEORETICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL PRADIGMS OF ETHICS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
  9. Ethics, Decision-Making, and Risk Communication in the Era of Terroredia:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RISK COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC SAFETY
    4. TERRORISM AND THE MEDIA: TERROREDIA
    5. ETHICS, RATIONALITY, AND TERRORISM DECISION-MAKING
    6. ISIL IN THE MEDIA: A SHIFT FROM TERRORISM TO ISLAM
    7. INFORMATION, THE MEDIA, AND THE PUBLIC
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
  10. A New Printing Revolution? 3D Printing as an Agent of Socio-Political Change
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DISRUPTIVE POTENTIALITIES AND REACTIVATED POLITICAL ISSUES
    4. CHALLENGES FOR THE ECONOMIC ORDER AND THEIR POLITICAL IMPLICATIONS
    5. LATENT CONSTRAINTS AND FRICTION POINTS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ENDNOTES
  11. Call For Articles