Ethical Issues in Science and Technology

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HPL 455
Consideration of such issues as the ethical responsibility of scientists and technologists for the uses of their knowledge, the ethics  of scientific research, and truth and fraud in science and engineering. We will study such contemporary moral questions as those concerning the uses   and abuses of nuclear energy, environmental pollution and the preservation of natural resources, and the impact of new technologies on the right   to privacy.
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