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Poel, Ibo van de

Ethics, Technology, and Engineering: An Introduction

Poel, Ibo van de - Ethics, Technology, and Engineering: An Introduction, ebook

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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

Keywords: engineers, codes of conduct, normative ethics, sustainability, design, risk, applied

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
328 pages
Categories
Philosophy
 
General Works
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444395716
Printed ISBN
9781444330946

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