Environmental Ethics for Engineers (Hardcover)

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We have used this book, manuscript form, as supplemental reading in our environmental engineering classes at Duke University. The discussion of ethics is usually reserved for the final few days of class, when the students should start asking 'so what? about course material. We respond to this question by covering the principles of ethics in one lecture and spending two or more sessions discussing various readings. Engineering students who have spent four years learning how to crunch numbers and to solve technical problems to three significant figures admit that the study of environmental ethics introduces new and exciting concepts into their professional thinking, and provides a perspective which otherwise would be missing from their education.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781315892665
ISBN-10: 1315892669
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: November 29th, 2017
Pages: 160
Language: English