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

L. Floridi

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-158
JournalInformation Society
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • fourth revolution
  • infosphere

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