Ethical Issues in Civil and Environmental Engineering

TitleEthical Issues in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Publication TypeSyllabi
Year of Publication1997
PublisherStanford University
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCHEMICAL engineering , ENVIRONMENTAL engineering , ethics courses , Instructional Methods
AbstractThis course, taught in the 1997-98 spring semester by Dr. Robert McGinn of Stanford University's Science, Technology and Society Program, seeks to enhance students' abilities to identify and critically analyze ethical, human value, and philosophical issues of the sorts that arise in or underlie contemporary civil engineering practice, whether in the environmental/water, structural, or construction areas. The syllabus includes a list of required readings for the course, a calendar of topics and readings, and a brief description of major class assignments.
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