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Sometimes referred to as macro ethics, these are broad ethical and social issues in engineering and science that call for the collective social responsibility of the science and engineering professions and societal decisions about research, practice, and technology.

Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 41
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 71
  • Controversies 107
    • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 11
    • Big Data 26
    • Climate Change 22
    • Cloning 3
    • Dual Use Research 11
    • Embryo Research 8
    • Energy 13
    • Geoengineering 6
    • Human Enhancement 19
    • Human Migration 5
    • Military and Defense Research 12
    • Stem Cell Research 1
  • Corruption 8
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 42
  • Emerging technologies 56
  • Environmental Justice 46
  • Governance 38
  • Human Rights 43
  • Law and Public Policy 50
  • Privacy and Surveillance 56
  • Public and Community Engagement 48
  • Public Well-being 107
  • Responsible Innovation 58
  • Risk 79
  • Security 38
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 20
  • Social Justice 51
  • Social Responsibility 115
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 10
  • Sustainability 88
    • Economic 3
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 12
    • Sustainable Development 18
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Cite this page: "Ethics and Society" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 9/18/2015 OEC Accessed: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 <www.onlineethics.org/29509/Ethics-and-Society>