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Engineering Ethics: Home

The study of moral issues and decisions confronting individuals and organizations involved in engineering. (National Society of Professional Engineers)

Terms

Used for:

  • Engineering - moral and ethical aspects
  • Ethics, Engineering

Broader term:

  • Professional ethics

Title

Engineering Ethics

Scope Note

"Engineering ethics is (1) the study of moral issues and decisions confronting individuals and organizations involved in engineering and (2) the study of related questions about moral conduct, character, ideals and relationships of peoples and organizations involved in technological development."— Martin and Schinzinger, Ethics in Engineering. 

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