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Philosophy And Exploration Of The Solar System, Gonzalo Munevar Jan 1998

Philosophy And Exploration Of The Solar System, Gonzalo Munevar

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The search for extra terrestrial intelligence (SETI) raises several questions in the philosophy of science, especially in relation to artificial intelligence and biology. This paper explores these questions.


Computers, Ethics And Business, Richard T. De George Jan 1998

Computers, Ethics And Business, Richard T. De George

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When it comes to computers and computer-related activities, moral responsibility is in short supply. Our language often manifests the myth that computers are responsible and hence no one is to blame. This paper explores the idea that computer programmers are morally responsible for the consequences of their programming.


Preference By Race Is Neither Just Nor Wise, Carl Cohen Jan 1998

Preference By Race Is Neither Just Nor Wise, Carl Cohen

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This paper argues that preference by race is neither just nor wise. The paper argues that, as it was originally intended, the policy of affirmative action does not involve preference by race, nor is such a system justified.