Philosophy of Science and Technology 7
Assignment 1: Nine Challenges of Alternative Energy
To complete your seventh and final essay, please write a three to five page (900- 1,500 words) response to the following question:
In “Nine Challenges of Alternative Energy” (pp. 386-397), David Fridley argues that the growing cost of and demand for energy, along with the growing concerns of the global climate, leaves us facing, not just a need to explore alternative energy options, but also a myriad of ethical concerns. What are Fridley’s core reasons for concern, and what solutions does he offer his readers? Do you find his solutions singly or collectively persuasive? If so, please explain exactly why. If not, please explain exactly why not.
Please ensure that your essay addresses each component of the assigned question you select and that your answer is well- organized, uses excellent, college-level prose, and makes judicious use of textual evidence.
Winston, M., & Edelbach, R. (2014). Society, ethics, and technology (5th ed.).Boston, MA: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning
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