Do the Professional Ethics of Chemists and Engineers Differ?

Michael Davis

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    This paper provides a sketch of my general way of understanding professions and then applies that sketch to a specific question, how to distinguish between two very similar professions, chemistry and engineering. I argue that the professional ethics of chemists do differ from the professional ethics of engineers and that the differences are important. The argument requires definition of both 'ethics' and 'profession' ' as well delving into the details of chemistry and engineering.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)21-34
    Number of pages14
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2002


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