In this Very Short Introduction, one of the world’s leading authorities on the philosophy of information and on information ethics, Luciano Floridi. Similar books and articles. Luciano Floridi: Information: A Very Short Introduction. [REVIEW]Anthony Beavers – – Minds and Machines 21 (1) through information transfer gossip, lectures, reading. Information: A Very Short Introduction. Luciano Floridi, the founder of the philosophy of information.

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Information: A Very Short Introduction

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I wish that the book included a little more of the math underlying Claude Shannon’s theory of communication, but perhaps Professor Floridi realized that this would be too much for a reader such as me.

He discusses the roots of the flogidi of information in mathematics and science, and considers the role of information in several fields, including biology. Ships from and nitroduction by Amazon.

Start reading Information on your Kindle in under a minute. Floridi also discusses concepts such as “Infoglut” too much information to process and the emergence of an information society, and he addresses the nature of information as a communication process and its place as a physical phenomenon.

Information: A Very Short Introduction by Luciano Floridi

Altogether a great read, especially considering that most of the chapters are conceptually independent enough to serve as a quick reference guide for big ideas. Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.


Kavikarnapura’s Splendour of Introductuon. Almost done reading this. However, he also make the claim that information embodied, for example, in paintings or the environment seem to have ethical rights.

Great volume in the VSO series! The concept of ‘information’ is a profound one, rooted in mathematics, central to whole branches of science, yet with implications on every aspect of our everyday luciank John Arnold – – Oxford University Press. The Sociology of Karl Mannheim: No trivia or quizzes yet. The Philosophy of Information.

Sadly the author’s writing style could be clearer. I read this one in Arabic the free version from Hendawy Publishing agency. In this Very Short Introductionone of the world’s leading authorities on the philosophy of information and on information ethics, Luciano Floridi, offers an illuminating exploration of information as it relates to both philosophy and science.

The resultin A combination of verbose hubris and superficiality make this one of the few VSI books to steer clear of. Lists with This Book. Please try again later. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. On the other hand the definitions of data and information are probably the clearest I’ve seen. Preview — Information by Luciano Floridi. I’m currently studying Luciano’s PI module at the University of Hertfordshire and this introductory book served as a great starter to the course.

I started this book with the intention of understanding Information theory right after finishing another book called information: What is Shannon Information? The physics of information 5. Chapters cover mathematical, semantic Writing a concise, but quite thorough and balanced overview of a concept is no easy task. Very Short Introductions Prices are subject to change without notice. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I decided to explore the Information Age with 3 books.



Nov 19, Leon Hermanson rated it really liked it. These fortunately are not widespread enough to ruin the book, but are amusing given the subject matter, and vety should do a statistical analysis of the amount of Kindle noise introduced into Floridi’s signal, stat. His most recent books are: See and discover other items: Read reviews that mention game theory mathematical theory luciano floridi information theory field of information data introduction useful ethics math reality shannon entropy meaning perhaps philosophy practical ultimate edition matter.

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Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. A useful introxuction of the landscape of information covering a broad sweep of syntax mathematicalsemantics as well as contexts such as biological and economic. In keeping with this series of books the book has to be around pages.

Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable. Although I consider this a worthwhile book, it is spoilt by many typographical errors. Writing a concise, but quite thorough and balanced overview of a concept is no easy task.

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