Ethics, Technology, and the Contemporary World

 Saskatoon Seniors for Continued Learning, Fall Term, 2015

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Course Syllabus: SSCL 2015 Course Syllabus [PDF, 14 kb., 09.18.15]

Presentations Used in Class

Week 1 Introductory Lecture: Defining Technology [PDF, 800 kb.]
Week 2 Ethical Theories: A (Very) Brief Introduction [PDF, 301 kb.]
Week 3 Information Technology and Privacy [PDF, 49 kb.]
Week 4 Technology and Intellectual Property [PDF, 220 kb.]
Week 5 Medical Biotechnology [PDF, 190 kb.]
Week 6 Agricultural Biotechnology [PDF, 466 kb.]
Week 7 Controlling Technology I: Risk Assessment and Public Policy [PDF, 197 kb.]
Week 8 Controlling Technology II: Technological Determinism, Autonomous Technology, and Some 'Useful Proposals' [PDF, 338 kb.]

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Last Updated: November 15, 2015