INFORMATION – A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION
This small book (ca. 35,000 words) is part of Oxford University VSI (very short introductions) Series.
It is the best entry-level reading to approach the tetralogy project on the foundations of the philosophy of information. The reader interested in a more advanced book may find The Philosophy of Information and The Ethics of information interesting.
The book covers the following topics:
1: The information revolution
2: The language of information
3: Mathematical information
4: Semantic information
5: Physical information
6: Biological information
7: Economic information
8: The ethics of information
The book is meant for the educated public and can be used as a textbook for a first-year course.