Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases

Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases

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Extend your studentsa€™ analytical skills to moral deliberation with this bestselling engineering ethics text. Harris/Pritchard/Rabinsa€™ ENGINEERING ETHICS: CONCEPTS AND CASES, 4E bridges the gap between theory and practice with more than 100 current case studies available in the text and on the companion website, including current and controversial topics, such as Hurricane Katrina and global warming. The authors introduce a proven, structured methodology for analyzing these cases, as well as provide examples of cases that have already been analyzed, to ensure your students understand how to practice ethical engineering. The text also discusses and applies Engineering Codes of Ethics to a variety of situations. With this texta€™s comprehensive coverage, students learn the importance of critical moral reasoning as the authors demonstrate how many apparent moral disagreements are actually disagreements about the facts or the definitions of crucial terms that can only be resolved through analysis. Significant topics, such as ethical theory and the consequences of whistle-blowing, are now extensively revised to provide more in-depth coverage. Throughout this edition, students see, first-hand, the importance of their actions as professionals, and learn how their actions can affect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. public. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The Lorenz case is an important case in the development of the law regarding the rights of professional employees in the workplace. The crucial idea in the case was the so-called a#39;a#39;public-policy exceptiona#39;a#39; to the traditional common lawanbsp;...

Title:Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases
Author:Charles Harris, Jr., Michael Pritchard, Michael J. Rabins
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-07-08


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