I.A.Course introduction

I.A.Course introduction - a warrant Difficult example :...

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PHIL 210B: Introduction Ethics and Technology Technological changes make doing  ethics more difficult, but not  impossible Many of our basic ethical concepts will  work
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Still, advances in technology often  present unforeseen problems Medicine:  the defibrillator  Big plus:  saves lives Ethical problem:  when  not  to use it
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Technology Privacy The Supreme Court has ruled that we  all have a constitutional right to privacy Clear example: your landlord cannot install  cameras in your apartment Difficult example: infrared detection from the street Easy example: police entering your house without 
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Unformatted text preview: a warrant Difficult example : police attaching GPS device to your car (no warrant) See Why You Should Never Was this guys privacy invaded? Ethics and Law The two are related, but they are not the same thing Whats legal might not be ethical Whats ethical might not be legal This means that, even though our laws often reflect our ethics, the two are not the same Hence we cannot solve ethical questions by appealing to whats legal...
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This note was uploaded on 07/06/2010 for the course PHIL 210B taught by Professor Koperski during the Winter '09 term at Saginaw Valley.

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