Jan 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

PHIL125 HM - Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Wright

Description: After briefly exploring concepts and theories in normative ethics, this course examines a representative set of ethical issues confronting researchers and practitioners in the natural and formal sciences and in engineering. Issues covered will vary but may include animal experimentation, genetic engineering, internet privacy, the responsibility of engineers to foresee and prevent harm and others.

HSA Course Area(s): Philosophy; Science, Technology, & Society
HSA Writing Intensive: Yes