Article | Persuasive Technology: Design for Health and Safety; The 7th International Conference on Persuasive Technology; PERSUASIVE 2012; Linköping; Sweden; June 6-8; Adjunct Proceedings | Trust; Discourse Ethics; and Persuasive Technology

Title:
Trust; Discourse Ethics; and Persuasive Technology
Author:
Philip Nickel: Ethics and Philosophy of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands Andreas Spahn: Ethics and Philosophy of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
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Year:
2012
Conference:
Persuasive Technology: Design for Health and Safety; The 7th International Conference on Persuasive Technology; PERSUASIVE 2012; Linköping; Sweden; June 6-8; Adjunct Proceedings
Issue:
068
Article no.:
010
Pages:
37-40
No. of pages:
4
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2012-06-06
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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In this paper we analyze the role trust plays in an ethical evaluation of PT. We distinguish between trust in PT itself; and trust in those humans who design; produce and deploy it and draw on Discourse Ethics to further distinguish two types of communication embodied in PTs: asymmetrical and symmetrical communication.

Keywords: Persuasive Technology; Trust; Ethics; Discourse Ethics; Speech Act Theory

Persuasive Technology: Design for Health and Safety; The 7th International Conference on Persuasive Technology; PERSUASIVE 2012; Linköping; Sweden; June 6-8; Adjunct Proceedings

Author:
Philip Nickel, Andreas Spahn
Title:
Trust; Discourse Ethics; and Persuasive Technology
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Persuasive Technology: Design for Health and Safety; The 7th International Conference on Persuasive Technology; PERSUASIVE 2012; Linköping; Sweden; June 6-8; Adjunct Proceedings

Author:
Philip Nickel, Andreas Spahn
Title:
Trust; Discourse Ethics; and Persuasive Technology
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