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The Resource Tragedy in the Gulf : a call for a new engineering ethic, George D. Catalano, (electronic resource)

Tragedy in the Gulf : a call for a new engineering ethic, George D. Catalano, (electronic resource)

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Tragedy in the Gulf : a call for a new engineering ethic
Title
Tragedy in the Gulf
Title remainder
a call for a new engineering ethic
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George D. Catalano
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Language
eng
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CaPaEBR
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Catalano, George D
LC call number
TA157
LC item number
.C38 2011eb
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ebrary, Inc
Series statement
Synthesis lectures on engineering, technology, and society,
Series volume
15
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  • Engineering ethics
  • Oil spills
  • System theory
  • Quantum theory
  • Cosmology
Summary expansion
The recent tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico and resultant ethical consequences for the engineering profession are introduced and discussed. The need for a new engineering ethic is identified and introduced based upon advancements in science, complex systems and eco-philosophy. Motivations for introducing a new ethic rather than modifying existing ethics are also discussed.Table of Contents: Tragedy in the Gulf / Tragedy Unfolding / Engineering Ethics / Complex Systems / Quantum Mechanics / Evolving Principles of the Universe / A New Engineering Ethic / Epilogue
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Tragedy in the Gulf : a call for a new engineering ethic, George D. Catalano, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references
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OCM1bookssj0000501059
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unknown
Extent
xiv, 79 pages
Isbn
9781608456291
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(e-book)
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illustrations (chiefly col.), color maps, col. port.
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remote
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(WaSeSS)ssj0000501059
Label
Tragedy in the Gulf : a call for a new engineering ethic, George D. Catalano, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000501059
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 79 pages
Isbn
9781608456291
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly col.), color maps, col. port.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000501059

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