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|A preliminary ethical analysis of ITS applications|
The Cardinal Stephan Wyszynski University (UKSW), Department of Christian Philosophy, Dewajtis 5, 01-815 Warsaw, Poland
A preliminary ethical analysis of ITS applications
ethical analysis, ITS applications, benefits, consequentialism
This paper describes a possibility of applying an ethical approach to ITS applications is described. It refers to benefits of ITS applications in terms of classic ethical values, and their interpretation in the light of consequentialism and classical utilitarianism. The paper presents a kind of new look at numerous and various ITS benefits from the ethical (moral) point of view. It emphasizes the ethical importance of such benefits of ITS applications as savings of time, safety, and convenience in traveling. The paper also raises the problem of connections of ethical evaluation of ITS benefits with the so-called costs/benefits analysis (CBA) in the transport sector.
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