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Ethics, tools, and the engineer

Author: R Spier
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2001.
Series: Technology management series (CRC Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ethics, Tools, and the Engineer describes and defines the roles of the engineer and tools in society today. It gets to the heart of the ethical issues that pertain to living in a rapidly changing world where the most preeminent changes result from the activity of engineers. It describes what a tool is, the benefits or dangers involved in using tools, and how tools are used by engineers. It also includes laws,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Spier
ISBN: 1420037374 9781420037371 9781482274837 1482274833
OCLC Number: 647619748
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Front Cover; Preface; Author; Dedication; Contents; Prologue; 1. Beginnings; 2. What is/are ethics?; 3. Engineers as toolmakers and users; 4. Managing slippery slope arguments; 5. Control of tool use; 6. Looking before leaping; 7. Tools in prospect; 8. Dealing with intent successfully; Index.
Series Title: Technology management series (CRC Press)
Responsibility: by Raymond E. Spier.

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Ethics, Tools, and the Engineer describes and defines the roles of the engineer and tools in society today. It gets to the heart of the ethical issues that pertain to living in a rapidly changing world where the most preeminent changes result from the activity of engineers. It describes what a tool is, the benefits or dangers involved in using tools, and how tools are used by engineers. It also includes laws, guidelines, and the ways by which our society deals with these issues.

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