Second Writing Assignment
Due at the beginning of class on Thursday, 12th, 2015.
Topic: What does it mean to take responsibility for a mistake?
Consider one of the following mistakes, consider one of the entities
responsible, and what it would mean to "take responsibility".
You may refer to any ethical theories or anything else you read in the textbook.
- A security breach, such as Sony's or Anthem's.
- A factory robot that crushes someone's arm.
- A medical diagnostic program that does not diagnose a rare but curable
condition in time to save the person's life.
Please use 12-point font for your essay.
This should be between half a page and a page, single-spaced. Please
leave room, either in the margins or by double-spacing, for my comments.