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Ethics, Tools and the Engineer

1st Edition

By Raymond Spier

CRC Press

320 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429246883
pub: 2001-02-26
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Modern society faces two problems: the development of acceptable methods for the introduction of new and powerful tools and the need for a trustworthy, universally applicable ethical system. Part of the problem may be attributed to the lack of a reliable system of ethics that can be brought to bear on the issues of new biotechnology, information te

Table of Contents

Prologue. Beginnings. What Is/Are Ethics? Engineers as Tool Makers and Users. Managing Slippery Slope Arguments. Control of Tool Use. Looking Before Leaping. Tools in Prospect. Dealing With Intent Successfully. Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering