Tentative Section 1 Schedule
Johnson's Chapter 2
Due to problems with the photocopy machine, you will need to pick up all three readings --- Johnson's Chapter 2, Le Guin's short story, and the Pojman's essay --- from the hall just outside my office door at Kemper 3060 Friday morning.
||"Kantian Ethics" by Fred Feldman and "Kant's Formula of the End in Itself and World Hunger" by Onora O'Neill will be handed out in class.|
||Johnson's Chapter 2
"A Critique of Ethical Relativism,"
Milestone 1 Due: You will find the presentation
schedule useful. Please sign up by midnight.
"A Critique of Ethical Relativism," cont'd
Feldman's "Kantian Ethics"
O'Neill's "Kant's Formula of the End in Itself and World Hunger"
"Kant's Formula of the End in Itself and World Hunger" cont'd
Ethical Analysis Howto
Spinello's Chapter 1
|Discussion: How to perform
Ethics from Stanford
Encyclopedia of Philosophy
What is Computer Ethics by James Moor
will need to pick up Kairys'
"Freedom of Speech" from outside my office.
||Spinello's Chapter 2
and Chapter 3
Kairys' "Freedom of Speech"
Assignment 2 Solutions
|| Kairys' "Freedom of
may add a reading, depending on how far we get on Tuesday.
Darknet and the Future of Content Distribution by Biddle, et
Microsoft Research DRM talk by Doctorow
|Spinello's Chapter 4
Just War by Alex Moseley
Milestone 2 Due. Here's an example.
Your submission must
improve on the example by adding a thesis
statement (from http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/).
|The Second Enclosure Movement and the Construction of the Public Domain by James Boyle|
Ourselves to Death and
Five Things We Need to Know About Technology Change by Neil Postman
Why the future doesn't need us by Bill Joy
|Assignment 4 Due. You will need to read the ACM Code of Ethics.|
||Spinello's Chapter 5
The Right to Read by Stallman
Patent Prescription by Adam B. Jaffe and Josh Lerner
Therac Disaster (ps)
by Nancy Leveson
|The pdf is very blurry:
Leveson doesn't know about the font problem
when converting postscript files to pdf files. I have been unable
find a better pdf. If you find one, can you
post the url to the newsgroup so I can grab a copy? I included
postscript file in case you have a postscript reader: this
Here's where I got the two files: http://sunnyday.mit.edu/therac-25.html
Also, this reading is long: 49 pages, so budget accordingly.
I will hand out Ian Barbour's "Views of Technology" in class.
Drafts for first day of presentations are due.
Please email them to me in a black and white format with *no* hard to print background colors or images!
|| The GNU Manifesto
by Richard Stallman
An introduction to "Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays" of Richard Stallman
by Lawrence Lessig
Animal Liberation at 30 by Peter Singer
Reflections on the "Animal-Rights" Phenomenon by Adrian Morrison
COMPUTING MACHINERY AND INTELLIGENCE BY A.M.Turing
Stanford Encylopedia Entry on the Turing Test
| If there is a quiz, it will
focus on the first two readings.
||Go to the presentation schedule wiki page for details. There may be quizes, so don't neglect the readings.|
||Student Presentations cont'd
Readings Review is due.
151 Olson 1:30-3:30p