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The Ethical Dimensions of the Biological Sciences

Edited By: RE Bulger, E Heitman and SJ Reiser

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jul 2002 | Edition: 2 | #131717 | ISBN: 0521008867
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Hardback | Jul 2002 | Edition: 2 | #131718 | ISBN: 0521810531
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Contains classic essays on the use of human beings and animals in research, the norms of ethical conduct in science, scientific honesty, the relationship between science and society, and other issues. Aimed at faculty and graduate students in health science and biomedical science programs.

'! the editors have selected high-quality essays, and the discussion questions that follow are uniformly insightful and provocative.' Isis ' ! a useful introduction to some of the ethical dilemmas facing research scientists ! a stimulating resource for anyone involved in biological research.' The Lancet 'This book will be of great value to all who are responsible for the education of biomedical scientists in the changing world, where the perception of science and scientists has changed.' The Pharos 'This book is a model of organization and content of a graduate course of ethics in the biological sciences. It is highly recommended not only for the personal library of a scientist or scientist-in-training but also for use in graduate ethics course for the biological scientist.' Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Annual


Part I. Introduction to the Study of Ethics in the Biological and Health Sciences; Part II. The Roots of Honor and Integrity in Science; Part III. The Responsible Conduct of Research; Part IV. The Ethics of Authorship and Publication; Part V. Research with Human Beings; Part VI. Ethics in Epidemiologic Research; Part VII. The Humane Care and Use of Animals in Research; Part VIII. Management of and Access to Scientific Data; Part IX. The Work of the Academic Scientist; Part X. The Scientist and Industry; Part XI. The Scientist in Society; Part XII. Cases for Discussion.

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