Hold Paramount: The Engineer's Responsibility to Society

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Authors : P. Aarne Vesilind; Alastair S. Gunn

9781285869667

224 Pages  Hardcover 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2003

©2016, Published

$41.50

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This practical and essential text, co-authored by an engineer and an ethicist, covers ethical dilemmas that any engineer might encounter on the job, emphasizing the responsibility of a practicing engineer to act in an ethical manner. To illustrate the complexities involved, the authors present chara... more

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Co-written by an ethicist and a practicing engineer, the book provides a practical and philosophically sound perspective on engineering ethics.

The book is organized by sections of the engineering code of ethics, covering all categories of ethical conflicts.

Readers learn to use the engineering co... more

New to this Edition

New discussions have been added on integrity and honesty.

New boxed entries focus on current events with ethical implications relevant to today's engineering students including discussions on the N.S.A. whistle-blowing and the Bangladesh garment factory collapse.

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