A course treating ethical issues in physics

Science and Engineering Ethics 13 (1):117-127 (2007)
A course focusing on ethical issues in physics has been taught to undergraduate students at Eastern Michigan University since 1988. The course covers both responsible conduct of research and ethical issues associated with how physicists interact with the rest of society. Since most undergraduate physics majors will not have a career in academia, it is important that a course such as this address issues that will be relevant to physicists in a wide range of job situations. There is a wealth of published work that can be drawn on for reading assignments.
Keywords Physics  Ethics education
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DOI 10.1007/s11948-006-0004-0
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