Semantic Conceptions of Information

[Revised entry by Luciano Floridi on January 7, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] "I love information upon all subjects that come in my way, and especially upon those that are most
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[Revised entry by Luciano Floridi on January 7, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] "I love information upon all subjects that come in my way, and especially upon those that are most important." Thus boldly declares Euphranor, one of the defenders of Christian faith in Berkley's Alciphron (Dialogue 1, Section 5, Paragraph 6/10, see Berkeley [1732]). Evidently, information has been an object of philosophical desire for some time, well before the computer revolution, Internet or the dot.com pandemonium (see for example Dunn...

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