Philosophy 195 - 10.3 Business Ethics and Emerging Technology

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Describe the role of codes of ethics within business and technology.
  • Assess how much responsibility corporations should take for social, economic, and environmental problems.
  • Evaluate the difficulty of establishing ethical practices pertaining to emerging technologies.

Ethical questions pertaining to business and to emerging technology raise a number of broad issues, including corporate responsibility and the potential dangers of artificial intelligence. Additionally, a great deal of work in these subfields supports the development and implementation of codes of ethics used by organizations to guide the conduct of their members. This section explores both these broader issues and the practical concerns.

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The content of this course has been taken from the free Philosophy textbook by Openstax