AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item
Professor Luciano Floridi receives 2012 Covey Award
Professor Luciano Floridi, AISB Fellow (University of Hertfordshire and University of Oxford (http://www.philosophyofinformation.net), is this year's recipient of the Covey Award for Outstanding Research in Computing and Philosophy. The award is given by the International Association for Computing and Philosophy to a senior philosopher who has made significant research contributions to the field of computing and philosophy. Past recipients include Ed Zalta (Stanford), John Searle (Berkeley), and Terry Bynum (Southern Connecticut). Prof. Anthony Beavers, President of the Association, wrote: "We are grateful to Dr. Floridi for the pioneering work he has done to advance a research agenda that is both timely and relevant to a quickly changing world. He will be recognized for his work at the 2012 AISB/IACAP World Congress to be held in honor of Alan Turing at the University of Birmingham this July".