Texas A&M University

College of Engineering/Department of Philosophy

Engineering Ethics

ENGR/PHIL 482

Official Website, Spring 2001

*** Announcements***

5/3/01 – Final exam will take place at the scheduled time and place for each section. Scantrons will be provided.

5/10/01 - Bovay Essay Contest. The winners are as follows:


1st prize  David Sutherland (Tilley)
2nd prize  Jonathan Tydlacka  (Graper)
3rd prize  Justin Kirkland (Mohlman)

Honorable mentions:

Nathan McKinley (Kyle)
Cam Barker (Graper)
Luke Saugier (Tilley)
Carrie Kruppa (Mohlman)
Austin Knight (Chandler)

Instructors and Contact Information

Faculty:

Dr. Heather Gert, Department of Philosophy

Dr. Reza Langari, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Ray James, Department of Civil Engineering

Teaching Assistants:

James Chandler

• Dan Demetriou

• Victor Di Fate

• Jill Graper

• Kristy Kyle

• Tim McKenzie

• Matthew Mohlman

• Michael Tilley

Course Syllabus and Related Material

        Course Syllabus

Lecture Notes

        Dr. Langari's Lecture on 1/17/01

        Glibane Gold Lecture on 1/29/01 in PDF format

        Glibane Gold Lecture on 1/29/01 in PowerPoint format

        Essay on Morality

        Dr. Gert's Lecture on 2-14-01, Supplementary Slide #1

        Dr. Gert's Lecture on 2-14-01, Supplementary Slide #2

        Dr. Gert's Lecture on 2-14-01, Supplementary Slide #3

        Slides of the TV Antenna Case, 2/21/01

        Risk Lecture on 2/28/01 in PowerPoint format (Printed version of this document is available in the second set of notes from Notes and Quotes.)

        Honest/Integrity Lecture on 3/19/01 in PowerPoint format (Printed version of this document is available in the second set of notes from Notes and Quotes.)

        Race/Gender Issues 4/2/01 in PDF format (See also http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/nsf00327/start.htm.)

        Intellectual Property Lecture in PowerPoint format

        Dr. Schneider’s Lecture in PDF format

        Dr. Rabins’s Lecture in PDF format

Supplementary Material

Bovay Lecture, March 21, 2001

        Brief Note on Mr. Ed Turner’s Work

        Additional material on Mr. Ed Turner

In addition please refer to the following  http://www.responsiblecharge.com and  http://www.aeaworld.org, click on "action update.”

Ethics Related Sites

        http://www.selectsmart.com/,  select "philosophy",  select "ethical philosophy"— recommended by Dan Demetriou!

Exam Related Material

        Midterm Examination, 1999

        Key to the Midterm Examination, 1999,which has been posted on the web

        Key to the Midterm Examination, 1999,which is NOT posted on the web but may be floating around

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