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Ethics in Engineering Practice and Research

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ISBN-10: 0521723981

ISBN-13: 9780521723985

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Caroline Whitbeck

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Offering a real-world, problem-centered approach to engineering ethics, this book uses a rich collection of open-ended scenarios and case studies to develop skill in recognising and addressing ethical issues.
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Book details

List price: $96.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Caroline Whitbeck is the Emerita Elmer G. Beamer-Hubert H. Schneider Professor in Ethics at Case Western Reserve University. Professor Whitbeck teaches in both the Philosophy and the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering departments. Her research goes across numerous fields such as philosophy, engineering, technology, medicine and feminist philosophy. Dr Whitbeck is currently the Director of the The Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science at the National Academy of Engineering. Dr Whitbeck has published numerous articles on bioethics and is the author of Ethics in Engineering Practice and Research (1998).

Values and the Evaluation of Acts in Engineering: Introduction to Ethical Reasoning and Engineering Ethics
Professional practice in engineering
Two examples of professional behavior: Roger Boisjoly and William Lemessurier
Engineering Responsibility
Ethics as design ��� doing justice to moral problems
Central professional responsibilities of engineers
Computers, software, and digital information
Rights and responsibilities regarding intellectual property
Workplace rights and responsibilities
Responsible Research Conduct
Ethics in the changing domain of research
Responsible authorship and credit in engineering and scientific research
The Future of Engineering
Responsibility for the environment
End use and 'macro' issues