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The Ethical Chemist : Professionalism and Ethics in Science

 
 
 
 
The Ethical Chemist : Professionalism and Ethics in Science
Author: Jeffrey Kovac
ISBN 13: 9780131411326
ISBN 10: 131411322
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2003-08-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
List Price: $44.00
 
 

The basis of this book is a series of specific cases that present the kinds of ethical problems faced by both students and practicing chemists. Following these cases are commentaries that discuss the ethical issues raised, and present possible solutions in the form of morally acceptable courses of action.

The introductory chapters provide an overview of ethics, morals, and ethical theory, as well as a discussion of professionalism and ethics in science. Ethical problem solving is explored in the chapter preceding the cases and commentaries.

For chemists and scientists in other disciplines facing similar situations.