In this important new book, an international team of leading experts in the field provides the first comprehensive treatment of the methods available for ethical assessments of technologies and their social introduction. The book explores how information from empirical research can be used in ethical analyses of technology and includes chapters showing how ethical analysis can shed light on topics such as privacy, risk, sustainability, dual use, gender issues, justice, international technology transfer, and the responsibility of engineers. It provides an invaluable resource for students in the philosophy and ethics of technology, science and technology studies, applied ethics, bioethics, business ethics and the ethics of computing.
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This book offers an overview of methods and approaches within the quickly growing field of ethics and technology. The book studies, amongst others, developmental and feminist perspectives, the topics responsibility and privacy, and case study methodologies. This book fills a major gap and will be an extremely helpful resource for scholars, students and practitioners working in this field.