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Responsible Engineering: The Importance of Character and Imagination
Science and Engineering Ethics (2001)
  • Michael Pritchard, Western Michigan University
Abstract
Engineering Ethics literature tends to emphasize wrongdoing, its avoidance, or its prevention. It also tends to focus on identifiable events, especially those that involve unfortunate, sometimes disastrous consequences. This paper shifts attention to the positive in engineering practice; and, as a result, the need for addressing questions of character and imagination becomes apparent.
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Publication Date
2001
Citation Information
Michael Pritchard. "Responsible Engineering: The Importance of Character and Imagination" Science and Engineering Ethics Vol. 7 Iss. 3 (2001) p. 391 - 402
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/michael-pritchard/34/