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The Concise Encyclopedia of the Ethics of New Technologies.

Author: Ruth Chadwick
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The ethical assessment of new technologies raises two principal concerns: the need to develop effective policies and legislation, and the reconsideration of the ethical frameworks in which these policies and laws are developed. The importance of rapid, accurate examinations of tensions between Philosophy and Law and the relationship between philosophical principles and empirical data has never been greater. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Chadwick
ISBN: 9780080545196 008054519X 1281025879 9781281025876
OCLC Number: 476075411
Description: 1 online resource (427 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Ethics of New Technologies; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; A Guide to the Encyclopedia; Preface; Chapter 1. Bioethics, Overview; Chapter 2. Biotechnology; Chapter 3. Birth-Control Technology; Chapter 4. Brain Death; Chapter 5. Cloning; Chapter 6. Computer and Information Ethics; Chapter 7. Consequentialism and Deontology; Chapter 8. Embryology, Ethics of; Chapter 9 . Environmental Impact Assessment; Chapter 10. Feminist Ethics; Chapter 11. Fetal Research; Chapter 12. Gene Therapy; Chapter 13. Genetic Counseling; Chapter 14. Genetic Engineering; Chapter 15. Geneticization.

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The ethical assessment of new technologies raises two principal concerns: the need to develop effective policies and legislation, and the reconsideration of the ethical frameworks in which these policies and laws are developed. The importance of rapid, accurate examinations of tensions between Philosophy and Law and the relationship between philosophical principles and empirical data has never been greater. The Concise Encyclopedia of Ethics of New Technologies includes 23 articles previously published in the highly-acclaimed Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, nine updated articles, and five new.

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