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PHIL 238 - Ethics and Technology

FC ARHU
4 credits
In this course, we will discuss the moral questions at play in individuals’, governments’, and corporations’ use of current and future technology. Topics to be considered may include, but are not limited to, the ethics of data privacy, algorithmic decision-making, artificial intelligence, social media, hacking and computer crime, intellectual property, biotechnology, environmental technology, autonomous and semi-autonomous machines, and the intersection of these topics with race, gender, and disability.  
Prerequisites & Notes: One full course in Philosophy or consent of the instructor



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