Philosophy of Technology and Macro-Ethics in Engineering

TitlePhilosophy of Technology and Macro-Ethics in Engineering
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsSon, W-C
JournalScience and Engineering Ethics
Volume14
Issue3
Pagination405-415
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number1353-3452
AbstractThe author looks at the gap that exists between engineering and technology ethics and attempts to constructively bridge this gap. He looks at why the two fields have taken separate paths and then turns his attention to some of the problems that exist in the macro-ethics approach to engineering ethics. From a study done of the philosophy of technology , then then draws a number of insights on how to solve these issues, and outlines some topics of philosophy of technology the he believes should be included in the curriculum of engineering ethics.
NotesCover Date: September 2008.Source Info: 14(3), 405-415. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 42-4. Subject: CURRICULUM; EDUCATION; ENGINEERING ETHICS; ETHICS; MACROETHICS; TECHNOLOGY. Update Code: 20090226.
DOI10.1007/s11948-008-9066-5
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