PHIL 236.3 — Ethics and Technology

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Handouts & Assignments

Course Syllabus & Schedule: PHIL 236 (02, T2, 2018) Course Syllabus [11.23.17, PDF, 110 kb]
Midterm Study Questions: PHIL 236 (02) Midterm Exam Study Questions [PDF, 112 kb.]
Term Paper Assignment: PHIL 236 (02) Term Paper Assignment [PDF, 102 kb.]
Final Exam Study Questions: Offline
Other: Editing Marks and Some Common Mistakes to Avoid [PDF, 56 kb.]
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Presentations Used in Class

Week 1 Overview & Introduction: Defining Technology [PDF, 798 kb.]
Week 2 Technology and Philosophy, Mitcham and Nissenbaum, Shrader-Frechette [PDF, 487 kb.]
Week 3 Notes on Pojman [PDF, 123 kb.]
Week 3-4 Ethical Theories I: Utilitarianism, Kantian Deontology, Ross [PDF, 514 kb.]
Week 6-7 Notes on Jonas [PDF, 338 kb.]
  Notes on Hardin [PDF, 402 kb.]
  Notes on McGinn [PDF, 362 kb.]
Week 8 Technological Determinism and Autonomous Technology [PDF, 272 kb.]
  Notes on Winner [PDF, 296 kb.]

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