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Information: A Very Short Introduction

We live in a society that is awash with information, but few of us really understand what information is. A Very Short Introduction explores the concept of information, central to modern science and society, from thermodynamics and DNA to our use of the mobile phone and the Internet.

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Other editions – View all Information: He discusses the roots of the concept of information in mathematics and science, and considers the role of information in several fields, including biology. It’s very helpful that in books several examples are used. Remmling – – Routledge and Kegan Paul.

Some of the observations will seem self-evident and little more than common sense. Jan 01, Enzo Altamiranda rated it liked it. In the coming years the amount of information stored is set to grow exponentially. The Sociology of Health and Medicine: Goodreads helps you keep track of books intrduction want to read.

In this Very Short Introductionone of the world’s leading authorities on the philosophy of information and on information ethics, Luciano Floridi, offers an illuminating exploration of information as it relates to both philosophy and science.

DNA provides the information to create us; we learn through the information fed luciwno us; we relate to each other through information flooridi – gossip, lectures, reading. Excellent little read for those interested in the Philosophy of Information.

Jan 13, David Gallagher rated it liked it. To do so he is necessarily selective in his approach, focusing on information from a largely information theory perspective, whilst framing that within wider understandings, the development of the information society, and the era of big data.

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Altogether a great read, especially considering informatiion most of the chapters are concep A very concise introduction to information theory and philosophy of information. Start reading Information on your Kindle in under a minute. These computers wouldn’t need programs jntroduction be written for them. Luciano Floridi – – Synthese 3: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The value of information 8. Access to the complete content on Very Short Introductions online requires a subscription or purchase.


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Who controls its dissemination? For the record, I’ve communicated these errors to Professor Floridi. Overall, Ifnormation pleased to have read the book because some of the ideas I was able to extract from it will give me good food for thought.