Introduction to Engineering Ethics

Paperback | February 18, 2009

byMike Martin, Roland Schinzinger

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Introduction to Engineering Ethics provides the background for discussion of the basic issues in engineering ethics. Emphasis is given to the moral problems engineers face in the corporate setting. It places those issues within a philosophical framework, and it seeks to exhibit their social importance and intellectual challenge. The primary goal is to stimulate critical and responsible reflection on moral issues surrounding engineering practice and to provide the conceptual tools necessary for pursuing those issues.

Students preparing to function within the engineering profession need to be introduced to the basic issues in engineering ethics.

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Introduction to Engineering Ethics provides the background for discussion of the basic issues in engineering ethics. Emphasis is given to the moral problems engineers face in the corporate setting. It places those issues within a philosophical framework, and it seeks to exhibit their social importance and intellectual challenge. The p...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 0.4 inPublished:February 18, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0072483113

ISBN - 13:9780072483116

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Table of Contents

1 Ethics and Professionalism

2 Moral Reasoning and Codes of Ethics

3 Moral Frameworks

4 Engineering as Social Experimentation

5 Commitment to Safety

6 Workplace Responsibilities and Rights

7 Truth and Truthfulness

8 Computer Ethics

9 Environmental Ethics

10 Global Justice

Appendix: NSPE Code of Ethics