Hold Paramount The Engineer's Responsibility to Societyby Vesilind, P. Aarne; Gunn, Alastair S.
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This essential text provides students with practical insight into the engineering code of ethics and how a practicing engineer is obligated to act in a responsible manner. To illustrate the complexities involved with acting in an ethical fashion, the authors have created characters that encounter a number of situations that test the engineering code of ethics. The dialogue between these characters highlights different perspectives of realistic situations that students will face as practicing engineers. As they proceed through the book, students see how the code can help in decision making, as well as the implications of various decisions. The philosophical theory that supports the ethical positions encountered is presented as boxed material following each section.
Table of Contents
|Doing The Right Thing|
|Morals, Obligations to Strangers|
|Technical Expertise and Ethical Obligations|
|Organization of Professional Engineering|
|Can We Afford to be Ethical?|
|Engineering Codes of Ethics|
|Can a Person Stop Being an Engineer?|
|Codes of Ethics and the Environment|
|Ethically Right for Me?|
|Enhance Human Welfare|
|Moral Responsibility of Engineers|
|Why Can't Ethicists be as Efficient as Engineers?|
|Life and Death Decisions|
|Jokes About Engineers|
|Engineers Working Together|
|A Technical Challenge|
|Engineers as Managers|
|Decision Making: Technical and Ethical Aspects|
|Consulting with Colleagues|
|Safety Of The Public|
|The Moral Status of Animals|
|Ethical and Legal Obligations|
|Calculationthe Value of Life|
|Fix Up Your Organization Ethically.|
|Disaster in Kansas City|
|Ethics and Engineering Education|
|Ethically Right For Me?|
|Trusting the Experts|
|Loyalty to the Firm|
|Tenure in Engineering Schools|
|Famous Engineers in History|
|The Reputation Game in Engineering Education|
|Solicit Or Accept Gratuities|
|Corporate Gift Policies|
|Contributions In Order To Secure Work|
|Bribery and Law|
|When in Rome|
|Human Rights I|
|Professional Development Of Others|
|The Existential Pleasures of Engineering|
|TheExistential Pleasures of Engineering|
|Engineering and Armaments|
|Reverence for Life|
|The Ethics of Asking and the Ethics of Giving|
|Maintaining the Quality of Engineering Education|
|Politicians and Their Reputations|
|Uphold The Honor And Dignity|
|Without The Knowledge Of Their Employers|
|Conflict of Interest|
|Avoid Conflicts Of Interest. Conflict of Interest|
|Why Be a Good Engineer?|
|Objective And Truthful Manner|
|Engineers and the Media|
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