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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  David J. Gunkel  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Gunkel is professor at Northern Illinois University.

Biographical and Professional Information

David J. Gunkel is an award-winning educator and scholar. He is a professor in the Department of Communication at Northern Illinois University, where he teaches and researches interactive media programming and design, communication technology, and philosophy of technology. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from DePaul University, has won awards for interactive media design.Along with the books listed below, Gunkel has written and published over thirty five articles, book reviews, and book chapters in peer-reviewed scholarly journals and anthologies. He also co-edited [ Transgression 2.0: Media, Culture, and the Politics of a Digital Age] with Ted Gournelos.

Published Works

    The Machine Question: Critical Perspectives on AI, Robots, and Ethics, The MIT Press , 2012Thinking Otherwise: Philosophy, Communication, Technology, Purdue University Press , 2007Hacking Cyberspace , Westview Press , 2001

Selected Titles At Your Library

The machine question :
ISBN: 0262017431. OCLC Number:

MIT Press,. Cambridge, Mass. :. ©2012.

An investigation into the assignment of moral responsibilities and rights to intelligent and autonomous machines of our own making.

Thinking otherwise :
ISBN: 1557534365. OCLC Number:

Purdue University Press,. West Lafayette, Ind. :. ©2007.

"Thinking Otherwise is a unique and revealing look at the philosophical dimensions of information and communication technology (ICT). The book investigates the unique quandaries, complications, and possibilities introduced by a form of otherness that veils, through technology, the identity of the other."--BOOK JACKET.

Hacking cyberspace /
ISBN: 0813336694. OCLC Number:

Westview Press,. Boulder, Colo. :. 2001.

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