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Imagination for Engineering Ethicists

  • Taft H. BroomeJr.
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Part of the Philosophy and Technology book series (PHTE, volume 7)

Abstract

Has progress in the scholarship and teaching of engineering ethics begun to stagnate? This question, together with responses to it given by Steven Goldman1 and Langdon Winner, 2 motivated this paper.

Keywords

Engineer Ethicist Environmental Ethic Engineering Ethic Tenure Arrangement Strategic Defense Initiative 
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Notes

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Taft H. BroomeJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Howard UniversityUSA

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