Designing in Ethics

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Jeroen van den Hoven, Seumas Miller, Thomas Pogge
Cambridge University Press, 26 okt. 2017 - 240 pagina's
Many of our interactions in the twenty-first century - both good and bad - take place by means of institutions, technology, and artefacts. We inhabit a world of implements, instruments, devices, systems, gadgets, and infrastructures. Technology is not only something that we make, but is also something that in many ways makes us. The discipline of ethics must take this constitutive feature of institutions and technology into account; thus, ethics must in turn be embedded in our institutions and technology. The contributors to this book argue that the methodology of 'designing in ethics' - addressing and resolving the issues raised by technology through the use of appropriate technological design - is the way to achieve this integration. They apply their original methodology to a wide range of institutions and technologies, using case studies from the fields of healthcare, media and security. Their volume will be important for philosophical practitioners and theorists alike.
 

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Inhoudsopgave

The Design Turn in Applied Ethics
11
The Problem of Many Hands
32
Dealing with Moral Dilemmas through Design
57
The Ethics
78
Aligning Incentives
95
Poverty Exclusion and the Design of Microfinance
119
A Compulsory Retirement Savings
141
Designing a Moral Defence Force
157
An AntiCorruption System for Police Organizations
173
Design for Legitimacy
192
The Ethical Obligation to Beauty in the Design of Buildings
211
Index
229
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Over de auteur (2017)

Jeroen van den Hoven is University Professor of Ethics and Technology at Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands. He is editor-in-chief of Ethics and Information Technology and founder of the Dutch Research Council's Program on Responsible Innovation.

Seumas Miller is Professor of Philosophy at Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands and the University of Oxford. His publications include The Moral Foundations of Social Institutions (Cambridge, 2010) and Institutional Corruption (Cambridge, forthcoming).

Thomas Pogge is Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University and Director of the Global Justice Program. He also holds positions at King's College London and the University of Oslo.

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