Introduction to Ethics

The links below provide a brief introduction to engineering ethics, and three major ethical theories.

Here is a link to a YouTube podcast on ethical theories from a Leadership Seminar presented at the American Society of Engineering Management, National Meeting in November 2007:

Ethical Theories and Purposeful Action

In most actions, all three ethical theories lead to the same conclusion about the ethical balance of the action.

Can you think of three examples from your personal life, or from the actions of public persons, that illustrate this?




These files are part of a Micro-eCourse on Ethics, developed for engineering students and staff at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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