Luciano Floridi

Professor at University of Oxford

Luciano Floridi

Luciano Floridi

Professor at University of Oxford

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Before Copernicus we thought we were at the centre of the universe, before Darwin we thought we were at the centre of the animal kingdom, before Freud we through we were fully conscious and acted on the basis of reason, but where are we now Luciano Floridi believes we are entering a fourth revolution which he calls The Turing Revolution.


Luciano Floridi is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, where he is the Director of Research and Senior Research Fellow of the Oxford Internet Institute, Governing Body Fellow of St Cross College, Distinguished Research Fellow of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, and Research Associate and Fellow in Information Policy of the Department of Computer Science.

Outside Oxford, he is Adjunct Professor of the Department of Economics, American University, Washington D.C. He is an international expert on the philosophy and ethics of information, two research areas he has contributed to establish. He is currently member of Google Advisory Board on “the right to be forgotten” and in 2012-13, he was Chairman of EU Commission’s “Onlife Initiative” project.

His most recent books are: The Fourth Revolution - How the infosphere is reshaping human reality (Oxford University Press, 2014), The Ethics of Information (Oxford University Press, 2013), The Philosophy of Information (Oxford University Press, 2011), The Cambridge Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics (editor, Cambridge University Press, 2010), and Information: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2010). He is Editor in Chief of Philosophy & Technology and of the Philosophical Studies book series (Springer).

Among his recognitions, he has been elected Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow by the European University Institute; awarded the Cátedras de Excelencia Prize by the University Carlos III of Madrid, was the UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics and Gauss Professor of the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen. He is a recipient of the APA’s Barwise Prize, the IACAP’s Covey Award, and the INSEIT’s Weizenbaum Award. He is an AISB and BCS.

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Luciano Floridi
Professor at University of Oxford
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Ph.D. Philosophy & Logic

The University of Warwick (informally known as Warwick University or Warwick) is a public research university in Coventry, England and in London, England. It was founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand access to higher education. Warwick Business School was established in 1967 and Warwick Medical School was opened in 2000. Warwick merged with Coventry College of Education in 1979 and Horticulture Research International in 2004. Warwick is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in Britain, and is notably one of the few universities founded in the latter half of the 20th century that has enjoyed large academic success.

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Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

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Oxford Internet Institute is a multidisciplinary research and teaching department of the University of Oxford that specializes in social science of the internet. It provides access to a large volume of social data, and develops new theories, concepts, and methods to analyze it. Oxford Internet Institute also offers data and conceptual analysis required to design policy solutions to societal problems. It was established in 2001.

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