Ethical and Environmental Challenges to Engineering

ISBN-10: 013011328X

ISBN-13: 9780130113283

Edition: 2000

List price: $87.00
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A core text or supplementary casebook for courses in Ethics; Applied Ethics; Engineering Ethics; Environmental Ethics; in departments of Engineering, Philosophy, and Environmental Studies. The first casebook designed specifically for engineering and environmental ethics, this text features full-length, multi-faceted, real-life cases of design and managerial dilemmas in a variety of settingstogether with background readings that illustrate how one can integrate ethical and environmental challenges into engineering decisions, especially ones early in the design process. It presents the dilemmas as descriptively as possiblewithout revealing what the authors think are proper or good solutionsand encourages students to think deeply about real-life situations and to engage in moral imagination.
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Book details

List price: $87.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/5/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 269
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction
Moral Reasoning, Mental Models, and Moral Imagination
Challenges To Engineering Design
Case Study: Dow Corning Corporation
Case Study: Dow Corning Corporation
Case Study: Carter Racing
Environmental Challenges For Engineers
Environmental Sustainability
Case Study: American Solar Network
The Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency (EPEA)
A Centennial Sermon: Design, Ecology, Ethics, and the Making of Things
Case Study: DesignTex, Incorporated
Case Study: Rohner Textil
Case Study: Unilever
Case Study: The Natural Step
Engineering And Environmental Challenges In Developing Countries
Relativism, Cultural and Moral
Case Study: W. R. Grace and Co and the Neemix Patent
Case Study: Bhopal: Choosing a Safe Plant Location and Design
Case Study: Bhopal: Recipe for a Toxic Mist
Case Study: Eskom and the South African Electrification Program
Case Study: The Volta River Project
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