Engineering Ethics for a Globalized World
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Colleen Murphy, Paolo Gardoni, Hassan Bashir, Charles E. Harris, Jr., Eyad Masad
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-22 - Publisher: Springer

This volume identifies, discusses and addresses the wide array of ethical issues that have emerged for engineers due to the rise of a global economy. To date, there has been no systematic treatment of the particular challenges globalization poses for engineering ethics standards and education. This volume concentrates on precisely
Ethics and Engineering
Language: en
Authors: Behnam Taebi
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-27 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The world population is growing, yet we continue to pursue higher levels of well-being, and as a result, increasing energy demands and the destructive effects of climate change are just two of many major threats that we face. Engineers play an indispensable role in addressing these challenges, and whether they
Interdisciplinary and Social Nature of Engineering Practices
Language: en
Pages: 443
Authors: Antonio Carlos Zambroni de Souza, Maarten J. Verkerk, Paulo Fernando Ribeiro
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-15 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book covers practical and philosophical aspects of Engineering, paying special attention to the social impacts of emerging technologies. Some fundamentals of philosophy of technology are introduced followed by social, economic, and environmental discussion and implications in different disciplines. Each chapter provides insights on the responsibilities involved in the design
World Scientific Reference On Innovation, The (In 4 Volumes)
Language: en
Pages: 896
Authors: Siegel Donald S
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-20 - Publisher: World Scientific

This multi-volume set covers a wide range of topics on innovation, which are all of great interest to academics, policymakers, university administrators, state and regional economic development officials, and students. Two unique features of the volume are the large body of global evidence on innovation presented and its consideration of
Exploring Geoethics
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Martin Bohle
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-13 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores the potential of geoethics, as designed within the operational criteria of addressing the deeds and values of the human agent as part of the Earth system. It addresses three key questions: i) what should be considered 'geoethics' in an operational sense, ii) what is peripheral to it,