Engineering Ethics


Write a ten page paper (12 point font/ double spaced) on any topic from the syllabus:

Introduction to Ethics
`Moral Reasoning¿ by Valasquez & Hinman Ethics Website
What Is Technology?
`The Question Concerning Technology¿ by Heidegger
Technology & Society
 Marx - Capitalism and the Modern Labor Process
Lewis Mumford from Technics and Civilization
Herbert Marcuse   from One Dimensional Man
`One-Dimensional Society  1: The New Forms of Control¿
`The Roots of the Unabomber¿   by   Alston Chase                                                                            
The Role of Codes of Professional Ethics
`What¿s Philosophically Interesting About Engineering Ethics?¿ by Michael Davis
Codes of Ethics:
`The Quest for a Code of Professional Ethics: An Intellectual and Moral Confusion¿ by John Ladd
`Codes of Ethics and the Moral Education of Engineers¿ by Heinz Luegenbiehl
`Ethics for All: Differences Across Scientific Society Codes¿ by Bullock and Panicker
Engineers & Business
Responsibility and Profit    
                        By    Milton Friedman
`Is Engineering Ethics Just Business Ethics?¿ by Michael Davis
`Can I BE Blamed for Obeying Orders?¿ By R. M. Hare
`Whistleblowing & Professional Responsibility¿   By   Sissela Bok
Engineering and Risk Analysis
`Choosing Our Pleasures And Our Poisons: Risk Assessment For The 1980¿s¿ By William Lowrance
`Environmental Risk and the Iron Triangle; The Case of Yucca Mountain¿ By Schrader-Frechette
 Engineers & the Environment ¿
Excerpt from Land Ethic by Leopold
`Deep Ecology¿ by Arne Naess
`Brownfields and Greenfields¿ by Jack C. Swearengen
U.N. Scientists on Climate Change
Cyber Ethics
`What Is Computer Ethics?¿ by James Moor
`Reason, Relativity & Responsibility in Computer Ethics¿ by James Moor
Ethics and Nanotechnology
`Ethics in Nanotechnology¿ by Ebbesen, Andersen and Besenbacher
The Good Engineer
Dean Kammen Breakout Artist   by Scott Kirsner from Wired

You may combine topics. If you have written on these topics for this class, do not submit that paper as is. Do not graft two previous papers together. Utilize at least five sources from Resources.

Include a complete bibliography.

I will be grading on clarity and content.




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