Philosophy of Technology and Macro-ethics in Engineering

@article{Son2008PhilosophyOT,
  title={Philosophy of Technology and Macro-ethics in Engineering},
  author={Wha-Chul Son},
  journal={Science and engineering ethics},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={405-15}
}
The purpose of this paper is to diagnose and analyze the gap between philosophy of technology and engineering ethics and to suggest bridging them in a constructive way. In the first section, I will analyze why philosophy of technology and engineering ethics have taken separate paths so far. The following section will deal with the so-called macro-approach in engineering ethics. While appreciating the initiative, I will argue that there are still certain aspects in this approach that can be… CONTINUE READING