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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780136008859ISBN-10 0136008852
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-600848-8ISBN-13 978-0-13-600848-4
Author(s): Sara Baase
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2008 Pages: 528
Description

Gift of Fire is ideal for courses in Computer Ethics and Computers and Society. In this revision of a best-seller, Baase explores the social, legal, philosophical, ethical, political, constitutional, and economic implications of computing and the controversies they raise. With a computer scientist's perspective, and with historical context for many issues, she covers the issues readers will face both as members of a technological society and as professionals in computer-related fields. A primary goal is to develop computer professionals who understand the implications of what they create and how it fits into society at large.

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