Thinking Like an Engineer: The Role a Code of Ethics Plays in the Practice of a Profession

TitleThinking Like an Engineer: The Role a Code of Ethics Plays in the Practice of a Profession
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1991
AuthorsDavis, M
JournalPhilosophy and Public Affairs
Volume20
Issue2
Pagination150-167
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number0048-3915
AbstractThis article discusses the role professional codes of ethics play in defining what constitutes a profession, focusing on engineering as an example. Especially interesting to read in conjunction with discussions about how to use a code of ethics.
NotesDavis, Michael. "Thinking Like an Engineer: The Place of a Code of Ethics in the Practice of a Profession." Philosophy and Public Affairs 20:2 (Spring 1991) 150-167.
URLhttp://ethics.iit.edu/index1.php/Publications/Featured%20Publications/Thinking%20Like%20an%20Engineer
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