Hugues Poltier

EPFL CDH SHS-GE
CM 2 274 (Centre Midi)
Station 10
CH-1015 Lausanne

Office: CM 2 274
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Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Humanities and Social Sciences Program

Courses

Social and political ethics B

The aim of this course is to allow students to build up a critical and personal understanding of the ethical issues at stake within politics ; & develop their normative reasoning skills and dispositions when facing problems concerning the community.

Social and political ethics B

The course aims to develop the students'€™ ability to exercise an ethical-critical judgment on controversial issues. The students will learn to identify arguments, their valorizations and to discuss them from an ethical point of view.

Ethical issues in scientific research

The course aims to develop students in: 1) grasping the goods at stake in scientific research and claims ; 2) identifying them in case-situations, and tensions between them; developping reflexive thinking on these issues in order to make their own judgement and conceive possible solutions

Environmental ethics

The aim of this course is to allow students to grasp environmental questions as ethical issues; to clarify the point of view from which this ethical dimension may appear; to master basic conceptual tools of ethics necessary for the discussion of the issues

Engineering ethics I

In this course students are confronted with ethical issues that engineers may face in their professional activity, such as: controversial technological innovations, conflicts of interest, environmental and societal impact of technology, scientific projects in countries of the South

Engineering ethics II

In this course students are confronted with ethical issues that engineers may face in their professional activity, such as: controversial technological innovations, conflicts of interest, environmental and societal impact of technology, scientific projects in countries of the South