Ethics, Technology, and Engineering: An Introduction

  • ISBN-13: 9781444330953
  • Author: Ibo van de Poel
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Publication date: 2011-05-02
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 376
  • $22.84
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Featuring a wide range of international case studies, Ethics, Technology, and Engineering presents a unique and systematic approach for engineering students to deal with the ethical issues that are increasingly inherent in engineering practice. Utilizes a systematic approach to ethical case analysis -- the ethical cycle -- which features a wide range of real-life international case studies including the Challenger Space Shuttle, the Herald of Free Enterprise and biofuels. Covers a broad range of topics, including ethics in design, risks, responsibility, sustainability, and emerging technologies Can be used in conjunction with the online ethics tool Agora (http://www.ethicsandtechnology.com) Provides engineering students with a clear introduction to the main ethical theories Includes an extensive glossary with key terms

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