Should physics students take a course in ethics?—Physicists respond

Science and Engineering Ethics 4 (4):473-486 (1998)


A survey was conducted of a subset of the physics community in order to gain insight into attitudes towards integrating ethics into the physics curriculum. The results indicated significant support among some groups for such an integration yet also revealed significant barriers to this process. Respondents were also asked to suggest topics which should be covered under the heading of ethical issues in physics. The great variety of results indicates both that there are many issues worth investigating and that many in the physics community have given a great deal of thought to these issues.

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A Course Treating Ethical Issues in Physics.Marshall Thomsen - 2007 - Science and Engineering Ethics 13 (1):117-127.

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