The Artists, The Bot, and the Darknet

The Deaccessioned Philosopher

One of the interesting challenges facing a grand vision like Luciano Floridi’s Philosophy of Information (PI) and Information Ethics (IE) at the current stage in the development of his larger project, at least as I see it, is the problem of application.[1] It’s all well and good to completely reimagine and argue for the philosophy of information as a distinct area of philosophy as such, but the really interesting test of whether or not it’s all worth it, I think, must lie in the consequences of taking the views for which he argues seriously and holding them to be true. I’m not just talking about the  logical or philosophical consequences of holding them to be true — I’m talking about the immediate, practical, life-relevant consequences of holding them to be true. This is a pretty obvious observation, honestly — and it’s one that Floridi himself, in his policy and…

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