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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 31
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 69
  • Controversies 100
    • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 7
    • Big Data 23
    • Climate Change 22
    • Cloning 3
    • Dual Use Research 11
    • Embryo Research 8
    • Energy 13
    • Geoengineering 5
    • Human Enhancement 18
    • Human Migration 5
    • Military and Defense Research 12
    • Stem Cell Research 1
  • Corruption 8
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 41
  • Emerging technologies 52
  • Environmental Justice 46
  • Governance 38
  • Human Rights 43
  • Law and Public Policy 48
  • Privacy and Surveillance 53
  • Public and Community Engagement 48
  • Public Well-being 102
  • Responsible Innovation 54
  • Risk 76
  • Security 38
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 20
  • Social Justice 50
  • Social Responsibility 109
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 10
  • Sustainability 88
    • Economic 3
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 12
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Cite this page: "Ethics and Society" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 9/18/2015 OEC Accessed: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 <www.onlineethics.org/Topics/29509.aspx>