Tragedy in the Gulf: A Call for a New Engineering Ethic - Synthesis Lectures on Engineers, Technology, and Society (Paperback)George Catalano (author)
Paperback 93 Pages / Published: 30/01/2010
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The recent tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico and resultant ethical consequences for the engineering profession are introduced and discussed. The need for a new engineering ethic is identified and introduced based upon advancements in science, complex systems and eco-philosophy. Motivations for introducing a new ethic rather than modifying existing ethics are also discussed.
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Number of pages: 93
Weight: 178 g
Dimensions: 235 x 187 x 4 mm
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