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
Provides engineering students with a clear introduction to the main ethical theories
Includes an extensive glossary with key terms
Keywords: Philosophy of Technology, engineers, codes of conduct, normative ethics, sustainability, design, risk, applied