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Information Cultures in the Digital Age: A Festschrift in Honor of Rafael Capurro: 2017

Information Cultures in the Digital Age: A Festschrift in Honor of Rafael Capurro: 2017 (Paperback)

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For several decades Rafael Capurro has been at the forefront of defining the relationship between information and modernity through both phenomenological and ethical formulations. In exploring both of these themes Capurro has re-vivified the transcultural and intercultural expressions of how we bring an understanding of information to bear on scientific knowledge production and intermediation. Capurro has long stressed the need to look deeply into how we contextualize the information problems that scientific society creates for us and to re-incorporate a pragmatic dimension into our response that provides a balance to the cognitive turn in information science. With contributions from 35 scholars from 15 countries, Information Cultures in the Digital Age focuses on the culture and philosophy of information, information ethics, the relationship of information to message, the historic and semiotic understanding of information, the relationship of information to power and the future of information education.

This Festschrift seeks to celebrate Rafael Capurro's important contribution to a global dialogue on how information conceptualisation, use and technology impact human culture and the ethical questions that arise from this dynamic relationship.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy, from c 1900 -Phenomenology & Existentialism Publisher: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden Publication Date: 09/08/2016 ISBN-13: 9783658146795  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Matthew Kelly is a scholar at Curtin University's Department of Information Studies and at the International Institute for Hermeneutics. Jared Bielby currently serves as Co-Chair for the International Center for Information Ethics and editor for the International Review of Information Ethics.

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