Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases, Volume 1

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Wadsworth, 2000 - Philosophy - 377 pages
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This text bridges the gap between theory and practice in engineering ethics. The authors provide real-life cases; structured methodology for analyzing cases; and examples of cases that have been analyzed to give students a true understanding of what is involved in practicing ethical engineering. Codes of Ethics are also provided and discussed.

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User Review  - Veronica Figueroa - Goodreads

I've no idea how this book can have a positive rating. It's exhaustingly repetitive. It needs a good editor who can make it more engaging as soon as possible. Read full review

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User Review  - Travis - Goodreads

Although engineering ethics is a very important aspect of engineering, I found this book to be far too dry and dull a read to convet message that was trying to be conveyed. Read full review


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About the author (2000)

Charles Edwin Harris, Jr. is Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. As an undergraduate he majored in biology and minored in chemistry and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Vanderbilt University. He is co-author of a widely-used textbook in engineering ethics, and he has published numerous papers, most of them in the field of ethics. He has spent most of his career at Texas A&M University, and he teaches courses in ethical theory, applied ethics, and professional ethics for engineers.

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