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The Ethics of Technology A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles,9780190652265

The Ethics of Technology A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 7/3/2017
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Martin Peterson is Bovay Professor of History and Ethics of Professional Engineering in the Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. He is the author of The Dimensions of Consequentialism (CUP 2013) and An Introduction to Decision Theory (CUP 2009).

Table of Contents


Preface

Part 1: Foundations
1. Introduction
2. The Geometry of Applied Ethics
3. Experimental Data

Part II: Five Principles
4. The Cost-Benefit Principle
5. The Precautionary Principle
6. The Sustainability Principle
7. The Autonomy Principle
8. The Fairness Principle

Part III: Wrapping Up
9. Are Technological Artifacts Mere Tools?
10. Conclusion

Appendix: Case Descriptions
References

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