Social Responsibility of Engineers Term Paper by The Research Group

Social Responsibility of Engineers
A discussion of the social responsibilities of engineers.
# 15542 | 1,125 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2000 | US
Published on Feb 17, 2003 in Computer and Technology (Technology) , Sociology (General) , Engineering (General)


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Description:

An examination of the ethical and social roles of engineers in creating and applying new technologies such as the Internet and weapons. In examining the issue, the paper considers the following two questions: 1) How much control do engineers have over the social impacts of the technologies they create? 2) Should engineers be regarded as having a greater influence over the direction and social consequences technological change than other groups of societal players?

Outline:
Introduction
Technology and Engineers: A Preliminary Consideration
How Much Control Do Engineers Have Over the Social Impacts of
the Technologies They Create?
Should Engineers Be Regarded As Having A Greater Influence
Over the Direction and Social Consequences of Technological
Change Than Other Groups of Societal Players?
Conclusion

From the Paper:

"The social responsibility of engineers may be discussed at both general and specific levels. Further, when discussing the issue at either the general or the specific level, the assessment may be limited by the interests of the assessor or the audience. For the greater part, this essay approaches the assessment of the issue from the general level, with the discussion limited by the following major questions: How much control do engineers have over the social impacts of the technologies they create? Should engineers be regarded as having a greater influence over the direction and social consequences technological change than other groups of societal players? In the development of answers to these questions, the issue of the social..."

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