Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 March 2010

160 Pages | 15 b&w halftones

ISBN: 9780199551378

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Request Examination Copy

Bookseller Code (03)

Information: A Very Short Introduction

Luciano Floridi

Very Short Introductions

  • Explores a concept that is central to modern science and society, from thermodynamics and DNA to our use of the mobile phone and the Internet
  • Considers concepts such as 'Infoglut' (too much information to process) and the emergence of an information society
  • Addresses the meaning and value of information in science, sociology, and philosophy
  • Raises the broader social and ethical issues relating to privacy, accessibility, and ownership of information
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide