2012 Norbert Wiener Address

The 2012 Norbert Wiener Address and Panel

Event: The 2012 Norbert Wiener Address and Panel

Title: Information Technology and Hyperhistory

Date: Friday, November 9th
Time: 2:30pm-4:30pm
Place: Adanti Student Center 201

The 2012 Norbert Wiener Address featuring UNESCO Professor Luciano Floridi, will examine the important role of information technology in the newly developing era of Hyperhistory.

Joseph Manzella - Anthropology, SCSU
Troy Paddock - History, SCSU
Richard Volkman - Philosophy, SCSU

Featuring Luciano Floridi

Luciano Floridi (MA Laurea Rome “La Sapienza”, MPhil, PhD Warw, MA Oxon, Dr. h. c. Suceava) is UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics at the University of Hertfordshire and Fellow of St Cross College, University of Oxford. His research concerns the philosophy of information and of information ethics. His most recent books are The Philosophy of Information (Oxford, 2011), Information – A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2010), and The Cambridge Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics (Cambridge, 2010). He is Editor in Chief of Springer’s Philosophy & Technology. He has received many awards and prizes, including the Barwise Prize, the Gauss Professorship, and both the Covey Award and Weizenbaum Award in 2012.

Paid by University Faculty Development Funds