General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Social and Ethical Issues in Computing
Language English
Module lecturer dr Bartłomiej Chomański
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position PhD
Faculty Faculty of Philosophy
Semester 2024/2025 (winter)
Duration 30
USOS code 000


Thursdays 9:45-11:15

Room 206, Szamarzewskiego 89 bl. C

Module aim (aims)

To acquaint students with the most pressing ethical and social issues surrounding the use of computing technology (broadly construed), from social media to artificial intelligence. The course will enable the students to apply rigorous ethical analysis to evaluating the impact of these technologies in a range of areas, both personal and political.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Ability to speak, write, and read English at least at an advanced level.


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