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Ethics for engineers

Author: Martin Peterson
Publisher: New York, NY ; Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An essential all-in-one introduction, Ethics for Engineers provides in-depth coverage of major ethical theories, professional codes of ethics, and case studies in a single volume. Incorporating numerous practical examples and about 100 review questions, it helps students better understand and address ethical issues that they may face in their future careers. Topics covered include whistle-blowing, the problem of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peterson, Martin, 1975- author.
Ethics for engineers
New York : Oxford University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019006980
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Peterson
ISBN: 9780190609191 0190609192
OCLC Number: 1080546988
Description: xiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Martin Peterson.

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An essential all-in-one introduction, Ethics for Engineers provides in-depth coverage of major ethical theories, professional codes of ethics, and case studies in a single volume. Incorporating numerous practical examples and about 100 review questions, it helps students better understand and address ethical issues that they may face in their future careers. Topics covered include whistle-blowing, the problem of many hands, gifts, bribes, conflicts of interest, engineering and environmental ethics, privacy and computer ethics, ethical technology assessment, and the ethics of cost-benefit analysis and risk and uncertainty. -- Back cover.

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