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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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The Acceptability of Online Consent in a Self-Test Serosurvey of Responders to the 2014–2016 West African Ebola Outbreak

Catherine R McGowan, Catherine F Houlihan, Patricia Kingori and Judith R Glynn.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 5640 words.

Abstract

Online participation in research is used increasingly to recruit geographically dispersed populations. Obtaining online consent is convenient, yet we...

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Managing Data Journeys: Social Structures

Sabina Leonelli.

in Data-Centric Biology

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Science. 9594 words.

Chapter 2 broadens the scope of my analysis by considering the social structures of data-centric biology and some of the reasons why data have taken a central place in contemporary science...

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Making Data Travel: Technology and Expertise

Sabina Leonelli.

in Data-Centric Biology

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Science. 13768 words.

Chapter 1 analyses the development of sophisticated technologies to disseminate data over the last three decades of experimental biology research. I focus in particular on the online...

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What Reaching Teaches: Consciousness, Control, and the Inner Zombie

Andy Clark.

in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

September 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Science and Mathematics. 13985 words.

What is the role of conscious visual experience in the control and guidance of human behaviour? According to some recent treatments, the role is surprisingly indirect. Conscious visual...

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Ethics after the information revolution

Luciano Floridi.

in The Ethics of Information

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Science. 8701 words.

In this introductory chapter, I discuss some conceptual undercurrents, which seem to be flowing beneath the surface of what we call the information revolution. I introduce a few key...

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The Ethics of Information

Luciano Floridi.

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Science. 384 pages.

This is the first philosophical monograph entirely and exclusively dedicated to Information Ethics.Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have profoundly changed many aspects of...

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Philosophy

Edited by Duncan Pritchard.

P ublished online May 2010 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Philosophy of Cognitive Science

Peter Mandik.

in Philosophy

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 6944 words.

Cognitive science is an interdisciplinary study of the mind loosely united by the idea that the mind is a computer. Philosophy is one of the main contributing disciplines (along with...

Contemporary Philosophy of Medicine

James Marcum.

in Philosophy

P ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 14167 words.

Contemporary medicine is fragmented in terms of approaches to what it is or should be, as well as to how it is or should be practiced. Approaches to the nature of medicine range from...

Niccolò Machiavelli

Cary J. Nederman.

in Philosophy

P ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 7066 words.

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469–1527) was a civil servant in the 1498 Florentine Republic who, after he lost his position in the Medici coup of 1512, wrote two of the most influential works of...

Niccolò Machiavelli

Cary J. Nederman.

in Philosophy

P ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 7066 words.

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469–1527) was a civil servant in the 1498 Florentine Republic who, after he lost his position in the Medici coup of 1512, wrote two of the most influential works of...

Margaret Cavendish

Deborah Boyle.

in Philosophy

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 11677 words.

Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (b. 1623–d. 1673), published at least six works of natural philosophy under her own name (the number depends on how one counts various second...