Über den Autor
Dr. Soraj Hongladarom is an associate professor of philosophy and Director of the Center for Ethics of Science and Technology at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. He obtained a B.A. degree (First Class Honors) from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. He has published books and articles on such diverse issues as bioethics, computer ethics, and the roles that science and technology play in the culture of developing countries. Dr. Charles Ess is a Distinguished Research Professor in Interdisciplinary Studies, and a Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Drury University. He completed his undergraduate majors in Philosophy (with Honors) and German from Texas Christian University. Ess earned his Masters and Ph.D. in philosophy at Pennsylvania State University, with additional Ph.D. research as a Bundesstipendiat at the University of Zurich.
On-line Communities, Democratic Ideals, and the Digital Divide; Privacy and Property in the Global Datasphere; Interactions among Thai Culture, ICT, and IT Ethics.
The comprehensive chapters contained in this book describe the problems and possibilities of genuinely global information ethics, which are urgently needed as information and communication technologies continue their exponential growth. International experts from diverse backgrounds address both theoretical and culture-specific issues in explicit detail.