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|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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Cathriona Russell; Linda Hogan; Maureen Junker-Kenny
|Description:||1 online resource (281 pages)|
|Contents:||Front Cover; Ethics for Graduate Researchers; Copyright Page; Contents; About the authors; List of Contributors; Introduction; 1. Developing Ethics as a Core Competency: Integrity in Scientific Research; 1 Recognising Traditions of Argumentation in Philosophical Ethics; Agency and Ethics in a Technological Culture; Traditions of Ethical Argumentation; Virtue Ethics; Self and Conscience, or Character?; The Scope of Protection for Vulnerable Subjects; The Status of Ethics; Utilitarian/Consequentialist Ethics; Deontological Ethics of Human Dignity; Contract Ethics; Discourse Ethics. Cultural Memory and Political Institutions as Decisive Contexts for Research Parameters and for Public DebateBibliography; 2 Navigating the Minefields: Ethics and Misconduct in Scientific Research; Introduction; What Is Meant by Research Ethics?; Why Might Scientists Misbehave?; The Nature of Scientific Misconduct; Ethics and Authorship; Ethics and Peer Review; Plagiarism in Scientific Writing: A Plague on All Our Houses; Ethics and the Treatment of Colleagues (and Rivals); Dealing with Error; Conclusions; Acknowledgement; Bibliography; 3 Ethics and the Researcher; Introduction. The ResearcherThe Research Supervisor; When Things Go Wrong; Conclusion; Acknowledgement; Bibliography; 2. Research Ethics Governance in the EU; the Role of Civic Debate, the Question of Limits in Research; Questions by Ethicists to their Role in the Public Realm; Recognition of the Precautionary Principle; Transparency of Research; Bibliography; 4 Bioethics and Biolaw in the European Union: Bridging or Fudging Different Traditions of Moral and Legal Argumentation?; Two Traditions of Thinking: Self-Determination and Dignity. Controversies Between Different Traditions of Interpretation of Moral and Legal ConceptsGenetic Testing; Research for Health Purposes on Supernumerary Embryos; Good Clinical Practice; The Demand for Transparency in Research; Bibliography; 5 Ethics as Consensus Management in Expert Cultures --
or Through Civic Debate in the Public Sphere?; Dilemmas Between Science and Society; Science as a Quest for Knowledge and as Driven by Interests; Science Between Trust and Uncertainty in a Media-Dominated Society. Societal Dilemmas: Increasing Individual Options, Pluralism, Tolerance and the Lack of Restrictive ConsensusThe Political Dilemma Between Promotion and Restriction; Shifts in the Concept of Life; Controversies in Expert Cultures and in Civil Society About Patenting Embryonic Stem Cells; Conclusion: A Final Remark on Pluralism and Tolerance as Leading Values; Bibliography; 6 Nanomedicine and European Ethics --
Part One; Ethics in Nanosciences: The ELSA Approach; Prevention via Pre-Symptomatic Testing, Diagnosis and Monitoring; Therapy; Safety in Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine.