9781444330953

Ethics, Technology, and Engineering : An Introduction

  • ISBN 13:

    9781444330953

  • ISBN 10:

    1444330950

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/02/2011
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

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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