Luciano Floridi is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, where is also Senior Research Fellow and Director of Research at the Oxford Internet Institute, and Governing Body Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford. He is also Adjunct Professor at the Department of Economics, American University, Washington D.C.
Recent awards include: Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship by the European University Institute (2015) and the Cátedras de Excelencia Prize by the University Carlos III of Madrid (2014). He held the UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics and the Gauss Professorship at 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 Fellow. In 2012-13, he was Chairman of EU Commission's "Onlife Initiative". In 2014-15, he was the ethicist member of Google's Advisory Council on "the right to be forgotten".
Floridi's long-term project is a tetralogy on the foundations of the philosophy of information. His most recent books are: The Fourth Revolution - How the infosphere is reshaping human reality (OUP, 2014); The Ethics of Information (OUP, 2013, vol. II of the tetralogy); The Philosophy of Information (OUP, 2011, vol. I of the tetralogy); Information - A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2010); and The Cambridge Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics (edited for CUP).
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