EngE Exam 2 Study Guide

EngE Exam 2 Study Guide - defense • Utilitarianism –...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Interaction Rules – outline the expected setes of behaviors between the engineer, other individuals, and society as a whole Etiquette – codes of behavior and courtesy Moral Issues – issue can only be resolved by making a moral decision Conceptual Issues – morality of an action is agreed upon but there is uncertainty about how it should be codified into a clearly defined law, rule, or policy Application Issues – unclear if a particular act violates a law, rule, or policy Factual Issues – uncertainty bout morally relevant facts. Ethical Egoism – You act in your enlightened self interest. EX: Killing in self
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: defense • Utilitarianism – optimize the happiness objective function – reduce harm to and increase benefits • Happiness objective function – (Benefit)(Importance) – (harm)(importance) • Rights Analysis – Morality based on giving equal respect to each human being. (Golden Rule) • Convergence – when multiple moral theories all agree • Divergence - ….opposite • Eminent Domain – power to control others to benefit the general population •...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online