The Ethics of Technology. Methods and Approaches avoids the overly simplistic and individualistic approach to the ethics of technology, which might otherwise mislead the reader into a superficial understanding of the discipline. ... The collection of essays edited by Hansson is thus an important contribution to the growing body of literature on the ethics of technology, as it questions and brings to light the broader purpose of engineering and the conceptual tools required for the responsible practice of the profession if we are to enable engineers to address structural issues.
The current societal debates around technology have certainly increased the need for a framework for moral reasoning within the design of, and policy for, technology. … The book may also contribute to a vocabulary that can cut across disciplines, and serve as an inspiration for ethical deliberation in technology research and societal debate.