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Philosophy and Engineering

Author: Diane P Michelfelder; Springer Nature.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] Springer, 2017.
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Contributors explore these two themes in a variety of specific contexts, including engineering epistemology, engineers' social responsibilities, engineering and public policy-making, engineering  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane P Michelfelder; Springer Nature.
OCLC Number: 1066541108
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Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction; Diane Michelfelder, Byron Newberry, Qin Zhu.- Chapter 2. Is Technology a Science? Recent Developments in German Philosophy of Technology and Engineering; Klaus Kornwachs.- Chapter 3. Pragmatism and Engineering (note: this will be a commentary by William Bulleit on Chapter 2).- Chapter 4. Evidence in Engineering; Eric Kerr.- Chapter 5. The Role of Engineering in Undermining the Perennial Philosophy; Joe Pitt.- Chapter 6. On the Interpretation of Engineering Safety Issues; Dazhou Wang.- Chapter 7. The Limits of Logic Based Safety of Social Robots; Martin Bentzen.- Chapter 8. Why Installation Failures Can't be Predicted; Peiqiong Wang.- Chapter 9. Students' Perceptions of Ethics in a Project Based Team Context; Qin Zhu Chapter 10. Ethical and Social Issues of 3-D Printing; Rich Wilson.- Chapter 11. An Historical Perspective on the Epistemology of Break-Through Innovations; Bruce Vojak.- Chapter 12. Interdisciplinarity, Incommensurability, and Engineering in Policy-Making; Natasha McCarthy.- Chapter 13. Democracy, Engineering, and Management: Strategies for Policy Engagement with Federal Agencies; Zach Pirtle.- Chapter 14. Rethinking the Responsibilities of Engineers as Accountability; Deborah Johnson.- Chapter 15. Engineers and the Evolution of Society; Erik Aslaksen.- Chapter 16. The Role of Engineers in Open Innovation--Towards a New Understanding of Engineering as a Topical Science; Albrecht Fritzsche.- Chapter 17. In Praise of Emotion in Engineering; Michael Davis.- Chapter 18. Empathy and Ethical Reasoning in Engineering Ethics Education; Justin Hess Chapter 19. The Development of New Engineers' Epistemologies; Devlin Montfort et. al.- Chapter 20. Ethical Presentations of Data: Tufte and the Morton-Thiokol Engineers; Wade Robison.- Chapter 21. 3-Dimensional Printing of Biological Materials and Possible Ethical Implications; Ken Foster and Rich Wilson.- Chapter 22. The Rationality of Ethical Codes in Engineering (the Case of Dam Construction in China); Zhihui Zhang.- Chapter 23. Pascal's Wager--Decision Making and Risk Management; William Grimson.- Chapter 24. It's All About `Languaging'; Rick Evans.
Other Titles: Philosophy and Engineering (Online)
Responsibility: Diane P. Michelfelder [and others].


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