PL401 Week 7 Discussion – writinghub.net
The Tragedy of the Commons
Choose and respond to one of the following questions:
Describe the tragedy of the commons. What problems are presented by the tragedy of the commons for moral evaluation of technological development? How would you address these problems?
The past few weeks we have been developing a sensitivity to the unintended social effects of technological development. Using some example technologies from the reading, identify some possible deleterious effects and defend your diagnosis.