BOOK REVIEW: Morality by Design: Technology’s Challenge to Human Values

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MORALITY BY DESIGN: TECHNOLOGY’S CHALLENGE TO HUMAN VALUES, by WADE ROWLAND (2019) Bristol: Intellect, 120 pp., ISBN 978-1-78938-1-238, p/bk, $24 Reviewed by Lynne Heller, Adjunct Professor, OCAD University Author Wade Rowland, a professor emeritus from York University, Toronto, Canada titled this book of eleven short essays Morality by Design. However, it was the subtitle – Technology’s Challenge to Human Values – that intrigued me and prompted this review. It is impossible not to wonder about morality and who we are as human beings in the face of overwhelming hype/fear/enchantment...

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